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Coronavirus: 5 Additional Deaths, Over 1000 New Cases Confirmed

National news updates on Wednesday 14th October.

Home visits:

Cabinet has agreed to ban all household visits nationwide from tomorrow.

While Monaghan, Cavan and Donegal are all set to be moved onto level four restrictions.

Cabinet Ministers are still meeting tonight in government buildings with an announcement expected in the next hour.

Latest figures:

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 1,835 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Tuesday 13th October the HPSC has been notified of 1,095 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 45,243* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

529 are men / 552 are women

70% are under 45 years of age

The median age is 31 years old

246 in Dublin, 185 in Meath,128 in Cavan, 118 in Cork, 63 in Kildare and the remaining 342 cases are spread across all remaining counties.

As of 2pm today 232 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 30 are in ICU. 9 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said; “Today, we again report a daily new confirmed case figure over 1,000. This situation is extremely concerning. Every single one of us has a role to play.

“We each need to reduce contact with other people as much as possible, so that means staying at home, working from home where possible, practicing physical distancing and stopping discretionary socialising.”

Dr. Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said; “People must now make choices. Stop meeting up in groups, stop socialising, stop organising play dates, parties and other social activities. People must recognise that the disease is a direct threat to themselves and their families. Now is the time for each of us to act.”

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community.

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 11 confirmed cases. The figure of 45,243 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 13 October 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County

 

Today’s Cases

(to midnight 13/10/20)

 

14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(14 days to midnight 13/10/20)

 

 

New Cases during last 14 days

(14 days to midnight 13/10/20)

 

NATIONAL

 

1,095*

 

190.7

 

9,079

 

Cavan

 

128

 

571.0

 

435

 

Monaghan

 

31

 

360.0

 

221

 

Donegal

 

29

 

353.7

 

563

 

Clare

 

22

 

307.2

 

365

 

Meath

 

185

 

299.9

 

585

 

Cork

 

118

 

209.4

 

1,137

 

Sligo

 

14

 

207.5

 

136

 

Limerick

 

28

 

192.4

 

375

 

Roscommon

 

8

 

189.0

 

122

 

Kildare

 

63

 

188.3

 

419

 

Dublin

 

246

 

185.4

 

2,498

 

Longford

 

<5

 

181.0

 

74

 

Wexford

 

23

 

174.3

 

261

 

Galway

 

50

 

174.0

 

449

 

Westmeath

 

9

 

171.2

 

152

 

Louth

 

56

 

153.6

 

198

 

Kerry

 

14

 

153.0

 

226

 

Leitrim

 

<5

 

146.7

 

47

 

Offaly

 

<5

 

142.4

 

111

 

Laois

 

<5

 

135.8

 

115

 

Kilkenny

 

7

 

104.8

 

104

 

Mayo

 

13

 

89.7

 

117

 

Tipperary

 

11

 

82.7

 

132

 

Carlow

 

<5

 

80.8

 

46

 

Wicklow

 

8

 

77.2

 

110

 

Waterford

 

6

 

69.7

 

81

 

*Further validation is required on 13 of today’s cases and they are not yet assigned to a county.

 

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