Monday May 25, 2020

Covid-19: Data tracker for April 16

16th April, 2020
Professor Philip Nolan, chair of the NPHET epidemiological modelling advisory group, told the press update that the number an infected person will infect has fallen from a potential high of between 2 and 4 before lockdown to below 1. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

A total of 120,000 Irish people would have been infected with Covid-19 by now while 1,700 would have died in the coming week had no mitigation efforts been introduced, according to new estimates by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC).

According to the HPSC‘s predictive models presented at the latest Department of Health press briefing, up to 4,800 people could have died by the end of April had no restrictions been imposed.

Instead, today‘s figures confirmed...

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