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Coronavirus: Six more deaths and 226 further cases in Ireland

There have been six more deaths and 226 further cases of COVID-19 here. There has now been a tota...
Jack Quann
Jack Quann

18.01 24 Nov 2020


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Coronavirus: Six more deaths a...

Coronavirus: Six more deaths and 226 further cases in Ireland

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

18.01 24 Nov 2020


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There have been six more deaths and 226 further cases of COVID-19 here.

There has now been a total of 2,028 COVID-19 related deaths and 70,930 confirmed cases in Ireland.

Of the cases notified on Tuesday:

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  • 115 are men / 109 are women
  • 56% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 42 years old

Some 64 of the cases are in Dublin, 41 in Donegal, 23 in Tipperary, 13 in Limerick, 12 in Louth and 12 in Wicklow.

The remaining 61 are in 16 other counties.

As of 2.00pm on Tuesday 292 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised - of which 36 are in ICU.

There have been 18 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 23 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

Meanwhile Donegal remains the county with the highest 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population.

It stands at 240.0, against a national average of 107.8.

Louth remains the only other county with a rate over 200, while Limerick (192.4), Waterford (150.6) and Roscommon (131.7) make up the top five.

Wexford remains the county with the lowest rate, at 36.7.


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