UPDATE: 68 deaths and 566 new cases of Covid-19 for Tuesday, February 9

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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

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

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today, Tuesday, February 9 been notified of 68 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

50 of these deaths occurred in February, 15 occurred in January and 2 in December*.

The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age range was 43-96 years.

There has been a total of 3,752** Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Sunday 7th February, the HPSC has been notified of 556 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 204,940*** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

284 are men / 268 are women
60% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 39 years old
163 in Dublin, 45 in Limerick, 38 in Galway, 34 in Cork, 29 in Waterford and the remaining 247 cases are spread across 20 other counties****
 

As of 8am today, 1,104 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 182 are in ICU. 54 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of February 6th, 236,996 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

152,652 people have received their first dose
84,344 people have received their second dose
 

*There is 1 death where the date of death is under investigation.

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 deaths. The figure of 3,752 deaths reflects this.

***Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 13 cases. The figure of 204,940 cases reflects this.

****County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.