The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been notified that 3 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland have died – bringing the total deaths to 1,709.
18 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.
There have now been 25,334 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 25,334 confirmed cases reflects this.
2 new cases have been reported in County Wicklow.
Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Sunday 14 June (25,320 cases), reveals:
- 57% are female and 43% are male
- the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
- 3,282 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
- of those hospitalised, 418 cases have been admitted to ICU
- 8,139 cases are associated with healthcare workers
- Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,228 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,533 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,434 cases (6%)
- of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 37%, close contact accounts for 60%, travel abroad accounts for 2%
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said:
“As of midnight Monday 14 June, 386,572 tests have been carried out. Over the past week, 18,758 were carried out. 146 tests were positive, giving a positivity rate of 0.8%.”