22 new Covid cases reported in Cavan
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19. Of the deaths reported today, all occurred in October.
There has been a total of 1,882 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Friday October 23, the HPSC has been notified of 859 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 56,108* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
There were 22 new cases notified in Cavan. The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of population in Cavan remains the highest in the country at 981.9.
Of the cases notified nationally today; 415 are men, 441 are women, 62% are under 45 years of age and the median age is 35 years old.
There were 192 in Dublin, 148 in Cork, 58 in Donegal, 55 in Galway, 54 in Meath, with 352 cases spread across 21 remaining counties.
As of 2pm today, 315 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 37 are in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.