COVID-19 LATEST: Eight deaths and 330 cases with 8 in Kildare

Senan Hogan

Reporter:

Senan Hogan

WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEKEND: Covid-19 update

Coronavirus

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 2,018 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Thursday 19th November, the HPSC has been notified of 330 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 69,802  confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 171 are men / 155 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 37 years old

There were 99 in Dublin, 28 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 25 in Meath, 21 in Donegal and the remaining 131 cases are spread across 20 other counties. 

There were 8 in Co Kildare. 

 

As of 2pm today 283 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 19 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population).