Ireland Coronavirus Ireland: Third tragic coronavirus victim believed to be elderly woman

09:55  20 march  2020
09:55  20 march  2020 Source:   msn.com

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A third person has died of coronavirus.

The Department of Health confirmed the death on Thursday night as they announced that there have now been 557 cases in the Republic of Ireland.

There was a huge increase of diagnosed cases with 191 new confirmed cases.

The average age of people getting the COVID-19 virus is 43, “a youngish profile” as Department of Health Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan described it.

At a press briefing in the Department of Health on Baggot Street in Dublin, Dr Holohan did not want to go into personal details about the latest death.

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But he did reveal in response to a question from the Irish Mirror that the lady had no underlying health condition, in other words, she was not sick beforehand.

The Irish Mirror understands that the patient was an elderly woman.

Mr Holohan said: “I would like to extend my condolences to the family and friends of this patient.

“It is too early to see any impact of our social distancing measures. 

“This data underscores the importance of younger people to rigorously follow public health advice and social distancing measures.”

Dr Breda Smyth, Director of Public Health Medicine, HSE, added: “Healthcare workers are at the frontline of this pandemic.

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“While it is heartening to see social distancing measures taken seriously across society, this must continue in order to protect the most vulnerable and support our healthcare staff throughout this pandemic.”

Of the 350 cases of Coronavirus that have been analysed in detail to date, it’s roughly 50/50 between male and female, 55% to 45% respectively.

But what may surprise some people is that the average age of people getting sick is 43.

This could be viewed as good news because if the average age of a person getting Coronavirus was older, the mortality rates would be greater.

Younger people are fitter and their immune systems are better-equipped to fight the virus.

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Dr Holohan said that the real danger young people and children pose is that they might spread the disease to more vulnerable people without really knowing it.

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He said: “More of concern is that we think younger people and children might become a source of transmission, rather than, per se, for the most part the burden of severity.

“We do know that the burden of severity with this illness is associated with older people and people with underlying conditions.”

The medical experts were also asked if the hordes that travelled to and from Cheltenham for the races last week could have caused a spike in numbers here.

They ruled this out as anything to be concerned about, according to the stats they have.

Anyone who may have been in contact with a person who has COVID-19, is advised to contact HSE Live via 1850 24 1850 or on the HSE website here

If you are unwell with a cough, especially with respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, high temperature, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever) you should isolate yourself immediately and phone your GP.

If you have a COVID-19 related travel query, you can call the dedicated advice centre on (01)613 1733.

Follow the government’s latest travel advice here

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