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Covid-19: 52 Additional Deaths And 2,371 New Cases

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06:27 22 Jan 2021


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The Department of Health has been notified of 52 deaths related to Covid-19.

50 of today's reported deaths occurred this month.

The median age of those who died is 82, with the age range between 39-99.

Meanwhile, the Department has also been notified of 2,371 new cases of the virus.

1,129 of today's cases were identified in men while 1,194 are in women.

Most people -57% - are under 45 years of age.

The median age is 40 years old.

Most of today's cases were identified in Dublin, where there is 757 new cases.

Elsewhere, there are 237 new cases in Cork, 154 in Waterford and 114 in Louth.

The remaining 986 cases are spread across all other counties

Meanwhile, there have been 78 additional hospitalisations in the past twenty-four hours.

In total, there are 1,931 Covid-19 patients in hospitals - 219 of whom are in intensive care.

The 14 Day Incident Rate is estimated to be 1017.1 per 100,000 population.

CMO Encourages Public To Contact GP Sooner If They Notice Symptoms

Meanwhile, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has appealed to people to be proactive if they develop Covid symptoms.

"Our data is telling us that for a third of people, it's 4 days or more from the time they first experience a symptom to the time they get tested."

Dr Holohan said catching the virus early can make it easier to trace contacts.


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