The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2,001 confirmed cases of Covid-19, and 93 additional deaths.

Of the deaths reported today, 3 deaths occurred in December and 89 occurred in January.

One date of death is still being investigated.

There are no newly reported deaths in healthcare workers or in people under the age of 30.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 892 are men / 1,098 are women
  • 55% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 42 years old
  • 701 in Dublin, 204 in Cork, 102 in Waterford, 98 in Meath, 90 in Donegal and the remaining 806 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 2pm today, 1,949 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 202 were in ICU at 11am.

There have been 100 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.