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Positive signs Two new deaths and 552 new cases confirmed as Covid figures remain stable


 Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan

There have been 552 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and two new deaths, the Department of Health confirmed this evening.

There is now a total of 62,002 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland with 1,915 related deaths.

Of those who contracted the virus, cases notified today; 275 are men and 275 are women.

A total of 63 percent of those infected are under 45 years of age - with a median age of 36 years old.

A total of 173 of the cases are in Dublin, 86 in Cork, 40 in Limerick, 30 in Donegal and the remaining 223 cases are across all other counties.

As of 2pm today 330 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 are in ICU. 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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