Covid update: 8 deaths and 6,888 further cases confirmed

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Covid update: 8 deaths and 6,888 further cases confirmed

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

As of midnight, Saturday 9th January, the HPSC has been notified of 6,888 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Of the cases notified today:

3,252 are men / 3,595 are women
60% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 38 years old
2,088 in Dublin, 862 in Cork, 469 in Limerick, 405 in Wexford, 320 in Waterford and the remaining 2,744 cases are spread across all other counties. 

As of 2pm today, 1,452 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 125 are in ICU. 100 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

7-day incidence 960.3

5-day moving average 6,861