17:54 Wednesday, 20 January 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2,488 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 61 additional deaths.
Of the deaths reported today, 58 deaths occurred in January, while there are 3 deaths where the date of death is under investigation.
The median age of those who died was 83 years and the age range was 41-100 years.
Of the cases notified today:
- 1,090 are men / 1,383 are women
- 51% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 44 years old
- 726 in Dublin, 314 in Cork, 148 in Galway, 133 in Limerick, 130 in Meath and the remaining 1,037 cases are spread across all other counties.
As of 2pm today, 1,923 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 210 were in ICU at 11am. 85 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.