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Latest Covid-19 figures reveal 18 cases in Louth

Latest Covid-19 figures reveal 18 cases in Louth

Louth now has 18 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus.

The figures are correct as of midnight on Monday March 23rd and is an increase on the 16 cases reported 24 hours earlier.

There have now been nine deaths associated with COVID-19 in Ireland.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been informed of 235 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, as at 1pm, Wednesday March 25th.

There are now 1,564 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

The HSE is now working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

The latest data from HPSC, as of midnight, Monday 23nd March (1,164 cases), reveals:

  • 55% are male and 45% are female, with 63 clusters involving 289 cases
  • The median age of confirmed cases is 45 years
  • 305 cases (26%) have been hospitalised
  • Of those hospitalised, 39 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 283 cases (24%) are associated with healthcare workers
  • Dublin has the highest number of cases at 559, (57% of all cases) followed by Cork with 133 cases (11%)
  • Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 49%, close contact accounts for 23%, travel abroad accounts for 28%