The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19. Of the deaths reported today, all occurred in October.
There has been a total of 1,882 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Friday 23rd October, the HPSC has been notified of 859 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 56,108* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today;
- 415 are men / 441 are women
- 62% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 35 years old
- 192 in Dublin, 148 in Cork, 58 in Donegal, 55 in Galway, 54 in Meath, with 352 cases spread across 21 remaining counties.
Of today’s cases, 12 are in Clare bringing the 14-day incidence rate of the virus to 272.7, the 13th highest in the country.
As of 2pm today, 315 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 37 are in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.