UPDATE: 506 new cases of Covid and one death according to figures for October 8

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

Latest update on confirmed cases and deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland

Latest update on confirmed cases and deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 1,817 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Wednesday 7th October the HPSC has been notified of 506 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 40,086* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

240 are men / 265 are women
64% are under 45 years of age
39% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
59 cases have been identified as community transmission
91 in Dublin, 76 in Cork, 53 in Donegal, 42 in Meath and the remaining 244 cases are located across 21 counties.

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

According to the latest county figures, valid to midnight on October 6, there are 124 confirmed cases of Covid in Leitrim. This means there has been an additional six cases detected in the county in the first week of October.

 

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 4 confirmed cases. The figure of 40,086 confirmed cases reflects this.

 

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 1,817 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Wednesday 7th October the HPSC has been notified of 506 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 40,086* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

240 are men / 265 are women
64% are under 45 years of age
39% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
59 cases have been identified as community transmission
91 in Dublin, 76 in Cork, 53 in Donegal, 42 in Meath and the remaining 244 cases are located across 21 counties.

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community.

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 4 confirmed cases. The figure of 40,086 confirmed cases reflects this.