42 new Covid cases in Cavan

As of midnight Saturday, 17 October, the HPSC has been notified of 1,283 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 43 additional COVID-19 cases in Cavan.

There has also been three new deaths, bringing the number of deaths nationally to 1,852 to date.

As of midnight Saturday, 17 October, the HPSC has been notified of 1,283 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 49,962 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today 651 are women and 628 are men, with 68% are under 45 years of age, at a median age of 31 years.

Of the new cases confirmed, 408 in Dublin, 156 in Cork, 88 in Kildare, 80 in Meath, 55 in Limerick and the remaining 496 cases are spread across 21 counties.

Neighbouring Co Monaghan registered 17 new Covid infections today, having confirmed less than five yesterday.

As of 2pm today 277 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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