Eight deaths, 1,276 new cases with 278 in Dublin, 149 in Cork, 108 in Meath and 107 in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of eight additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Of these, one occurred in June, two in September and five in October.

There has been a total of 1,849 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight on Friday, the HPSC has been notified of 1,276 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

They include 278 in Dublin, 149 in Cork, 108 in Meath, 107 in Galway, 80 in Wexford, and the remaining 554 cases are spread across 21 counties.

The number of confirmed cases in Mayo since March stood at 815 prior to today's report.

There is now a total of 48,678 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of those, 23,364 have recovered. The number of active cases is 22,222.

Of the cases notified today:

644 are men / 631 are women.

69% are under 45 years of age.

The median age is 31 years old.

278 in Dublin, 149 in Cork, 108 in Meath, 107 in Galway, 80 in Wexford, and the remaining 554 cases are spread across 21 counties.

As of 2 p.m. today 260 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 30 are in ICU. There have been 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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