Nine more fatalities from Covid-19, there are 805 confirmed cases in Meath

Nine more fatalities from Covid-19, there are 805 confirmed cases in Meath

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre today confirrmed that a total of nine people with Covid-19 have died bringing the total number of deaths to 1,678 deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Friday 5th June the HPSC has been notified of 24 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 25,183 confirmed cases in Ireland.

There are 805 cases in Meath, representing 3.2 per cent of the national total.

Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Thursday 4 June (25,159 cases), reveals:

57% are female and 43% are male

the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years

3,319 cases (13%) have been hospitalised

of those hospitalised, 410 cases have been admitted to ICU

8,059 cases are associated with healthcare workers

Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,127 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,528 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,423 cases (6%)

of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 39%, close contact accounts for 59%, travel abroad accounts for 2%

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