Latest COVID 19 findings from CSO

by Gazette Reporter
  • While the case numbers have fluctuated since August to October from a low of 623 in week ending 07 August to a high of 7,025 in week ending 16 October, the hospital rates, ICU rates and mortality rates have remained stable over the same period.
  • The average mortality rate in August, September and October was 5 people per 1,000 confirmed cases, down from a peak of 74 per 1,000 in April
  • The average hospitalisation rate in August, September and October was less than 50 people per 1,000 confirmed cases, down from a peak of 192 per 1,000 in March
  • The average ICU rate in August, September and October was 5 or less per 1,000 confirmed cases, down from a peak of 27 per 1,000 in March
  • The number of cases for the week ending 13 November is 2,363, a decrease of 517 from the previous week
  • The median age of new confirmed COVID-19 cases was 36 years old for the week ending 13 November
  • More than 20 people have died from COVID-19 in each of the last five weeks
  • The median age of COVID-19 Deaths has remained relatively stable at approximately 83 years throughout the duration of the pandemic
  • It is the second week in a row that Dublin had less than 1,000 weekly cases. In week ending 13 November, Dublin accounted for 28% of all new cases
  • Just over half (52%) of all confirmed cases are linked to an outbreak and 42% of cases linked to an outbreak are under 25 years old
  • Outbreaks in private houses account for 53% of cases linked to an outbreak in the last four weeks, nursing homes account for 10% while childcare facilities and schools together account for 8% of cases
  • The average number of contacts per positive case per week was three in the week ending 13 November

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