Department of Health
Published on 6 December 2020
Last updated on 7 December 2020
There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.
There has been a total of 2,099 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Saturday 5 December, the HPSC has been notified of 301 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 74,246* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 74,246 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 2pm today, 231 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. There have been 8 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
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Ireland’s current 7-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population is 42.9.
*All statistics measured at midnight on Friday 4 December.
When a person tests positive for COVID-19 but hasn't been abroad or had contact with another confirmed case in Ireland, that's known as community transmission.
In the event that a person who tests positive for COVID-19 can be linked to another confirmed case in Ireland, that's known as close contact.
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