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3 deaths and 14 cases of Coronavirus confirmed

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%.”

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