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Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in Ireland

Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in Ireland

22/05/2020 16:08:00

Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in Ireland

At its peak, there were 270 Covid-19 related deaths in the week ending 17 April.

The CSO published a new detailed breakdown of Covid-19 deaths and cases in Ireland today.It found almost 92% of Covid-19 deaths were among the over 65s up to 15 May.This older age group also accounted for more than 26% of all confirmed cases of the virus.

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Further analysis found that 14% of all confirmed cases are people aged 80 or older despite only making up 3% of the population.At its peak, 270 people died in the week ending 17 April while there was a high of 6,049 cases that week.This had fallen to 65 in the week ending 15 May, the lowest since the end of March.

Total number of confirmed cases by province. Source: CSOMore men have been confirmed dead from Covid-19 than women (670 deaths compared to 617) even though more women were diagnosed as a confirmed case than men (13,694 women compared to 10,170 men).Meanwhile, the Cabinet is meeting on Friday to discuss whether people travelling to the Republic will be legally obliged to tell the State where they plan to self-isolate after arriving into the country by plane or boat.

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to youSupport us nowThe plan would see travellers become legally required to fill out a locator form.An official announcement on the plan is expected later on Friday.

Ireland’s tally of daily new coronavirus cases has fallen below 100 for a sixth day in a row on Thursday.The death toll has risen to 1,583 after a further 12 deaths were announced by the National Public Health Emergency Team.There were 76 new confirmed cases of the infection, bringing the total since the outbreak began in Ireland to 24,391.

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Does H stand for Horse I’m finding the proliferation of conspiracy theorists on Twitter seriously annoying. The block button is doing a lot of work the last few days. That from nursing homes Average age of death is above average life expectancy. This lockdown was never about the disease its about surveillance and moving towards a state directed economy and a bunch of dependant slaves.

The age group means nothing, making it seem lime because they're older they matter less And yet, here we are. and 90% of those died WITH and not OF covid19 Real challenge on deaths is over 80’s. Real challenge for hospitals is the under 70’s. We have to protect both.

Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in IrelandAt its peak, there were 270 Covid-19 related deaths in the week ending April 17. 😭 Back to work so

Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in IrelandAt its peak, there were 270 Covid-19 related deaths in the week ending April 17. 😭 Back to work so

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Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 76 new confirmed cases in IrelandThe Department of Health provided the last figures at tonight’s briefing. How in gods name are so many still testing positive. The fact need to said where are these people coming from . HOW did china control the spread of the virus from surrounding areas.when they only locked down in january yet the virus discovered in France dec. Cdc owns wuhan facility funded by america. Virus in ireland since end november... described as winter flue.

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