Fri, 23 Oct 2020

253 confirmed new Irish Covid-19 cases, 116 in Dublin

Conor Trindle
19 Sep 2020, 13:45 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland - Another three Covid-19 deaths have occurred inthe 24 hours to midnight Thursday.

The latest fatalities take the national tallky in Ireland to 1,792.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre announced the update on Friday night, advising too it has confirmed another 253 confirmed cases.

The confirmed national tally of cases has risen to 32,271.

Of the cases notified on Friday, 143 are men and 108 are women.

71% of those with the confirmed diagnosis are under 45 years of age.

45% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case.

61 cases have been identified as community transmission.

Of the new cases, 116 are in Dublin, twenty-two in Kildare, 14 apiece in Cork and Galway, thirteen in Donegal, 10 in Limerick and in Louth, nine in Mayo, 8 in Waterford, seven in Wicklow and the remaining 30 cases are located in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Tipperary, and Westmeath.

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