BREAKING: 330 new cases of Covid-19 across the country as Limerick figure remains steady

Aine Fitzgerald

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Aine Fitzgerald

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WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEKEND: Covid-19 update

THERE are 14 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick, according to new figures released this Friday evening.

This is the same number of cases which were reported on Thursday. This compares to 22 on Wednesday, 44 on Tuesday and 85 on Monday.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths in the state related to the virus.

The HPSC has also been notified of 330 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the country. 

Of the cases notified today;

171 are men / 155 are women
64% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 37 years old
99 in Dublin, 28 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 25 in Meath, 21 in Donegal and the remaining 131 cases are spread across 20 other counties including Limerick. 
 

As of 2pm today 283 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

There has been a total of 2,018 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.