Covid-19 latest: Cork cases rise again following Friday's dip 

Covid-19 latest: Cork cases rise again following Friday's dip 

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has reported a further 859 new cases nationwide. 

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has reported a further 148 cases of Covid-19 in Cork in the last 24 hours, among 859 new cases nationwide. 

Yesterday Cork saw just 41 cases, with 777 nationwide. 

The HPSC has also today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19. All occurred in October.

There has been a total of 1,882 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today - 

* 415 are men / 441 are women 

* 62% are under 45 years of age 

* The median age is 35 years old 

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.

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