Department of Health
Published on 20 November 2020
Last updated on 20 November 2020
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
There has been a total of 2,018 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Thursday 19 November, the HPSC has been notified of 330 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 69,802* 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 69,802 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 2pm today, 283 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
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The lowest national 14-day incidence rate was on 3 July 2020 when the rate was 2.98 cases per 100,000 population.
*All statistics measured at midnight on Wednesday 18 November.
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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