Today the HPSC confirms a further 14 cases of COVID-19 in the Republic of Ireland.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland to 25,334*.
3 further deaths are being reported today.
Statement from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre:
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 3 people with COVID-19 have died.
There have now been a total of 1,709 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Monday 15 June the HPSC has been notified of 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 25,334* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.
Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Sunday 14 June (25,320 cases), reveals:
- 57% are female and 43% are male
- The median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
- 3,282 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
- Of those hospitalised, 418 cases have been admitted to ICU
- 8,139 cases are associated with healthcare workers
- Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,228 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,533 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,434 cases (6%)
- Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 37%, close contact accounts for 60%, travel abroad accounts for 2%
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “As of midnight Monday 14 June, 386,572 tests have been carried out. Over the past week, 18,758 were carried out. 146 tests were positive, giving a positivity rate of 0.8%.”
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 25,215 confirmed cases reflects this.
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