The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
There has been a total of 2,344 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Saturday 9th January, the HPSC has been notified of 6,888 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 147,613 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 3,252 are men / 3,595 are women
- 60% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 38 years old
- 2,088 in Dublin, 862 in Cork, 469 in Limerick, 405 in Wexford, 320 in Waterford and the remaining 2,744 cases are spread across all other counties.
Of today’s cases, 208 are in Clare, bringing the 14-day incidence rate of the virus here to 1357.5, the 9th highest in the country.
As of 2pm today, 1,452 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 125 are in ICU. 100 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.