7 further deaths from COVID-19, 206 new cases nationally, 5 of them in Galway

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 2,043 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Thursday 26th November, the HPSC has been notified of 206 confirmed cases of COVID-19. This is the lowest number of new cases in two months. There is now a total of 71,699* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 101 are men / 105 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 34 years old
  • 64 in Dublin, 23 in Limerick, 20 in Donegal, 18 in Cork, 14 in Louth, 14 in Meath, and the remaining 53 cases in 18 counties.

As of 2pm today 248 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 35 are in ICU. 10 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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

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* Validation of data at the HPSC led to the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 71,699 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 26 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

CountyToday’s cases (to midnight 26NOV2020)14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (13NOV2020 to 26NOV2020)New Cases during last 14 days (13NOV2020 to 26NOV2020)
Ireland20698.24,677
Donegal20216.1344
Louth14199.4257
Limerick23181.6354
Kilkenny<5126125
Waterford6117.9137
Roscommon<5117.776
Dublin64110.61,490
Meath14100.5196
Longford<595.439
Tipperary792.8148
Monaghan<584.752
Mayo<583.5109
Offaly<579.562
Westmeath<577.769
Cork1877.4420
Wicklow576.5109
Carlow<57241
Cavan070.954
Clare<570.784
Kildare<570.6157
Sligo<559.539
Laois<557.949
Galway551.2132
Kerry550.875
Wexford032.749
Leitrim<531.210