A further 17 people have died from Covid 19 in the Republic. It brings the death toll to 1631. 73 new cases have also been confirmed, none of which were in Tipperary. The number of confirmed cases in the county remains at 528 for the eight consecutive day.
However A total of 24,803 people have now contracted the virus in the country.
Cases as on Monday 25 May;
Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Monday 25 May (24,730 cases), reveals:
57% are female and 43% are male
the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
3,251 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
of those hospitalised, 399 cases have been admitted to ICU
7,891 cases are associated with healthcare workers
Dublin has the highest number of cases at 11,961 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,451 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,408 cases (6%)
of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 40%, close contact accounts for 58%, travel abroad accounts for 2%
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death. The figure of 1,631 deaths reflects this.