Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 829 new cases

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of six additional deaths related to COVID-19.

According to NPHET’s statement this evening, five of these deaths occurred in February, and one occurred in January.

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The median age of those who died was 84 years and the age range was 75 to 95 years.

There has been a total of 3,687* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Sunday, February 7, the HPSC has been notified of 829 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 204,397 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 401 are men and 426 are women
  • 63% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 35 years old
  • 386 in Dublin, 39 in Meath, 36 in Cork, 35 in Kildare, 32 in Louth and the remaining 301 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

As of 8am today, 1,212 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 176 are in ICU.

There have been 39 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of February 5, 230,776 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland.

According to figures released, 151,212 people have received their first dose and 79,554 people have received their second dose.

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of five deaths. The figure of 3,687 deaths reflects this.

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