A further 36 people have died from Covid19 in the Republic of Ireland, the largest number of fatalities in a single day. It brings the death toll here to 210.
345 new cases have also been confirmed – the total number of cases of the coronavirus now stands at 5,709.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has outlined the breakdown of those who have died from covid-19 as per the latest available statistics.
- 27 deaths located in the east, 6 in the north west, 3 in the south
- The patients included 17 females and 19 males
- 24 (66.6%) patients were reported as having underlying health conditions
- The median age of today’s reported deaths is 81
- 1388 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19
- Dublin has 3061 cases (55% of the total), followed by Cork at 421 (8%)
The transmission is as follows: community transmission 67%, local transmission 22% and travel related at 11%
There have now been 210 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
The median age of deaths in Ireland is 81. The mean age of deaths in Ireland is 79.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been informed of 345 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, as at 1pm, Tuesday 7 April.
There are now 5,709 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.