61 new cases of COVID-19 in Galway, 788 nationally, and 17 further deaths

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Galway Bay FM Newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 17 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

15 of these deaths occurred in February and 1 in December.*

The median age of those who died was 80 years and the age range was 50-92 years.

There has been a total of 3,948 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Saturday 13th February, the HPSC has been notified of 788 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 209,582** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today:

  • 409 are men / 371 are women
  • 71% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 315 in Dublin, 61 in Galway, 59 in Meath, 42 in Louth, 33 in Kildare and the remaining 278 cases are spread across all other counties.***

As of 8am today, 899 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 160 are in ICU. 34 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of 11th February, 261,073 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

•           171,239 people have received their first dose

•           89,834 people have received their second dose  

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

*The date of 1 death is still under investigation.

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 209,582 cases reflects this.

***County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.

  • 7 day incidence is 126.9
  • 5-day moving average is 932

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 13 February 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

CountyToday’s cases***(to midnight 13Feb2021)5-Day Moving Average of New Cases14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population(to 13Feb2021)New Cases during last 14 days(to 13Feb2021)
Ireland788932277.213,198
Monaghan1518513.1315
Carlow1113368.9210
Dublin315393368.44,964
Offaly2126345269
Waterford1323339.1394
Louth4229339.1437
Wexford1824316.6474
Galway6167316.2816
Meath5941297.9581
Laois1319296.4251
Kildare3343280.9625
Mayo2124275.8360
Cavan1215269.1205
Limerick2833257.1501
Westmeath2118253.5225
Longford8723094
Donegal916197.9315
Cork2850180.9982
Wicklow913173.4247
Sligo56170.9112
Tipperary1518153.6245
Leitrim<54143.646
Clare1211138.9165
Kilkenny107130129
Roscommon66119.377
Kerry<58107.6159

~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.