Coronavirus: Five deaths and 456 new cases
By William O'Connor
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of five additional deaths related to COVID-19.
All deaths reported today occurred in November.
There has been a total of 1,984 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Sunday, 15th November, the HPSC has been notified of 456 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There is now a total of 68,356 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today;
-199 are men / 257 are women
-69% are under 45 years of age
-The median age is 34 years old
-105 in Dublin, 85 in Limerick, 43 in Cork, 38 in Meath, 25 in Clare and the remaining 160 cases are spread across 21 other counties.
As of 2pm today, 274 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. There has been 10 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community.