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Ireland Coronavirus Ireland latest breakdown by gender, age and cases as highest daily number of deaths recorded

02:16  01 april  2020
02:16  01 april  2020 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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A further 17 people have died from the coronavirus in Ireland, the highest number of deaths in a single day so far.

There have now been 71 deaths in Ireland as a result of COVID-19.

Cases in the country have risen to 3,235, with 325 further infections confirmed today.

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Of the deaths announced today:

  • 8 deaths located in the east, 3 in the south, 3 in the north-west and 3 in the west of the country
  • Patients included 4 females and 13 males

  • Median age of today’s reported deaths is 84

  • 8 patients were reported as having underlying health conditions

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2 were not recorded in the daily number of reported cases . Regional data for Northern Ireland was not reported by health authorities. Circles are sized by the number of people there who have tested For total cases and deaths : The map shows the known locations of coronavirus cases by region.

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Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Sunday 29th March (2,677 cases), reveals:

  • 49% are male and 49% are female, with 118 clusters involving 494 cases
  • 22% of clusters located in private houses, 20% located in nursing homes and 18% located in hospitals
  • Median age of confirmed cases is 47 years
  • 703 cases (26%) have been hospitalised
  • Of those hospitalised, 113 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 647 cases are associated with healthcare workers
  • Dublin has the highest number of cases at 1,487 (55% of all cases) followed by Cork with 238 cases (9%)
  • Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 51%, close contact accounts for 26%, travel abroad accounts for 23%

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The National Public Health Emergency Team met today (Tuesday 31 March 2020) and made the following recommendations:

  • To focus contact tracing on suspect cases within prioritised groups. The HPSC to update guidance to GPs and contact tracing teams.
  • Contact tracing to encompass the period from 48 hours prior to the onset of symptoms given the risk of asymptomatic transmission.
  • In response to infections in long term residential care (nursing homes, disability and mental health) and homecare settings NPHET will work with the HSE to identify a number of measures which can be taken to strengthen support to staff and providers of nursing home care.

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Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “The measures that we have recommended today should significantly enhance the preparedness and response to cases and outbreaks in nursing homes and other residential settings.

“As we have said from the beginning our efforts must be focused on protecting the most vulnerable to COVID-19 and these recommendations announced today seek to achieve this.”

Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “As the number of cases increase we are getting a better picture of our experience of this virus in our community.

“Today we are providing more information on cases in healthcare workers and deaths. We will continue to provide more details as reliable data emerges.”

Anyone who may have been in contact with a person who has COVID-19, is advised to contact HSE Live (1850 24 1850 , www.hse.ie/eng/hselive)

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.

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