Latest Covid-19 update shows ONE new additional death in Republic of Ireland

Latest Covid-19 update shows one new additional death in Republic of Ireland

Coronavirus update

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that one more person with COVID-19 has sadly died in the Republic of Ireland.

This is down from nine additional deaths in the previous 24 hour reporting period.

There have now been a total 1,679 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

The number of new additional cases is 25, compared with 24 for the previous day.

There is now a total of 25,201 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Friday 5 June (25,176 cases), reveals:

·        57% are female and 43% are male
·        the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
·        3,321 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
·        Of those hospitalised, 409 cases have been admitted to ICU
·        8,057 cases are associated with healthcare workers
·        Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,139 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,529 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,428 cases (6%)
·        Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 39%, close contact accounts for 59%, travel abroad accounts for 2%

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