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15 new cases of Covid-19 recorded in Clare

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 15 new Covid-19 cases in Clare and 56 additional deaths related to Covid-19. 31 of these deaths occurred in February, 13 occurred in January, 3 in December or earlier, while a further 9 are under investigation. The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 16 – 97 years. There has been a total of 4,237 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight, Tuesday, February 23, the HPSC has been notified of 574 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 216,870* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Of the cases notified today: 285 are men / 287 are women 67% are under 45 years of age The median age is 34 years old 175 in Dublin, 57 in Limerick, 43 in Kildare, 37 in Galway, 35 in Meath and the remaining 227 cases are spread across 18 other counties. ** …

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12 new cases in Clare brings 14-day incidence rate to 149

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 12 new cases of Covid-19 in Clare along with 45 additional deaths related to Covid-19. 41 of these deaths occurred in February, 4 in January. The median age of those who died was 84 years and the age range was 55-104 years. There has been a total of 4,181 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight, Monday 22nd February, the HPSC has been notified of 575 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 216,300 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Of the cases notified today: 272 are men / 298 are women 68% are under 45 years of age The median age is 32 years old 218 in Dublin, 38 in Galway, 35 in Louth, 27 in Limerick, 26 in Westmeath and the remaining 231 cases are spread across 20 other counties. As of 8am today, 693 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 150 are in …

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Clare records 16 new cases of Covid-19

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 16 new cases of Covid-19 in Clare, while there has been one additional death related to Covid-19. There has been a total of 4,137 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight, Sunday, February 21, the HPSC has been notified of 686 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 215,743 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Of the cases notified today: 325 are men / 354 are women 66% are under 45 years of age The median age is 34 years old 278 in Dublin, 49 in Limerick, 37 in Kildare, 32 in Louth, 31 in Donegal and the remaining 259 cases are spread across all remaining counties.* As of 8am today, 726 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 156 are in ICU. 33 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. As of February 19, 340,704 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 214,384 people …

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21 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Clare as national 7-day average drops to 792

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 21 new cases of COVID-19 in Clare and one additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 4,136 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight, Saturday 20th February, the HPSC has been notified of 679 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 215,057 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. Of the cases notified today: 335 are men / 342 are women 71% are under 45 years of age The median age is 32 years old 230 in Dublin, 59 in Limerick, 48 in Galway, 47 in Kildare, 29 in Tipperary and the remaining 266 cases are spread across 19 other counties.*   As of 8am today, 744 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 148 are in ICU. 45 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. As of February 18th, 326,475 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 205,955 people have received …

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14 new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed in Clare

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified 14 new cases of Covid-19 in Clare along with 26 additional deaths nationally related to Covid-19. 24 of these deaths occurred in February, 1 in January and 1 in October. The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 58-98 years. There has been a total of 4,135 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight, Friday February 19, the HPSC has been notified of 988 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 214,378* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Of the cases notified today: 487 are men / 499 are women 70% are under 45 years of age The median age is 32 years old 378 in Dublin, 68 in Galway, 61 in Kildare, 47 in Limerick, 45 in Louth and the remaining 389 cases are spread across all other counties.** As of 8am today, 719 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 149 …

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Thirty healthcare staff reassigned to other duties in UL Hospitals’ Group

ABOUT 30 staff who are considered vulnerable workers are being reassigned to other duties in the UL Hospitals’ Group, it emerged this week. The reassignment was completed in compliance with the Return to Work Safely Protocol produced by the Health and Safety Authority, HSE and the Department of Health, and in accordance with human resources and occupational health guidance. In an overview of Covid-19 circulated for county councillors, UL Hospitals’ Group chief executive officer, Colette Cowan revealed local laboratory testing for Covid-19 at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) reached a new high of 280 tests in a single day recently. The group’s microbiology team and medical scientists have worked extremely hard to scale up testing and they are now at the limits of what can be achieved with existing equipment. The group are sourcing new test instruments that will allow it to further increase and enhance local testing capacity at UHL. Stocks of Personal Protective Equipment within the group are currently …

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