Department of Health
Published on 10 January 2021
Last updated on 12 January 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
There has been a total of 2,344 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Saturday 9 January, the HPSC has been notified of 6,888 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 147,613* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 147,613 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 2pm today, 1,452 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 125 are in ICU. There have been 100 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community.
*All statistics measured at midnight on Friday 8 January.
When a person tests positive for COVID-19 but hasn't been abroad or had a known 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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