Three More COVID-19 Deaths In...


Three More COVID-19 Deaths In Ireland

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

06:53 27 Mar 2020

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There have been three more coronavirus deaths in Ireland.

They are one person is in the north-west of the country, and two women in the east.

There have now been 22 COVID-19 related deaths here.

There have also been 302 new confirmed cases as of 1.00pm yesterday.

There are 2,121 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

Data as of midnight on Wednesday showed:

  • 54% are male and 46% are female, with 79 clusters involving 317 cases
  • The median age of confirmed cases is 46 years
  • 419 cases (26%) have been hospitalised
  • Of those hospitalised, 59 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 375 cases (23%) are associated with healthcare workers
  • Dublin has the highest number of cases at 922, (56% of all cases), followed by Cork with 171 cases (10%)

Of those for whom transmission status is known community transmission accounts for 52%, close contact accounts for 22%, travel abroad accounts for 26%.

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