Thursday, November 26, 2020

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,036 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight on Wednesday 25 November, the HPSC has been notified of 335 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 71,494 confirmed cases in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today 64% are under 45 years of age and the median age is 35 years old. 119 are in Dublin, 29 in Kilkenny, 23 in Limerick, 20 in Donegal, 19 in Tipperary, 19 in Cork, with the remaining 106 spread across 19 other counties (6 in Kildare).

As of 2pm today 246 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 35 are in ICU. 15 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Validation of data at the HPSC led to the denotification of 28 confirmed cases (the figure of 71,494 confirmed cases reflects this).

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 25 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population):

County Today’s cases (to midnight 25NOV2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (12NOV2020 to 25NOV2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(12NOV2020 to 25NOV2020)

Ireland 335 103.9 4949
Donegal 20 218 347
Louth 17 201.7 260
Limerick 23 188.3 367
Waterford 11 149.8 174
Kilkenny 29 131 130
Roscommon <5 122.4 79
Dublin 119 115.2 1552
Meath <5 105.6 206
Monaghan <5 104.3 64
Longford <5 100.3 41
Offaly <5 97.5 76
Tipperary 19 94.6 151
Mayo 11 91.9 120
Westmeath <5 91.2 81
Cavan <5 85.3 65
Cork 19 82.2 446
Wicklow 10 78.6 112
Carlow <5 77.3 44
Kildare 6 76.9 171
Clare <5 75.7 90
Sligo <5 59.5 39
Galway 8 54.6 141
Laois 6 54.3 46
Kerry 5 53.5 79
Leitrim 0 40.6 13
Wexford <5 36.7 55
By Conor Forrest
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