There have been 13 further Coronavirus-related deaths and 456 new cases announced this evening – though a technical issue in the reporting of cases has led to more cases being announced today and fewer in recent days.
The 14-day incident rate nationally has gone back up to 80.9 while the nine new cases in Laois means the 14-day rate here is now 56.7.
Of the cases notified today:
- 219 are men / 235 are women
- 59% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 39 years old
- 197 in Dublin, 37 in Donegal, 33 in Limerick, 21 in Louth, 20 in Kilkenny and the remaining 148 cases are spread across 21 other counties.
As of 2pm today, 231 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. 5 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.