CSO data shows 19 Longford people have sadly died as a result of contracting Covid-19

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CSO data shows 19 Longford people have sadly died as a result of contracting Covid-19

CSO data shows 19 Longford people have sadly died as a result of contracting Covid-19

New data released by the Central Statistics Office shows that 19 people in Longford have died as a result of contracting Covid-19.

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The data, which covers the period from February 28, 2020 to April 2, 2021, contains information on the people who have died due to Covid-19 or have been diagnosed with the virus.

The median age of the 19 people that died in Longford from Covid-19 was 83. 

The CSO says that the total number of confirmed positive Covid-19 cases in Longford since the pandemic began was 1,865 (as at April 2) and the median age of those diagnosed is 35. 

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In neighbouring Leitrim, Westmeath, Cavan and Roscommon the number of Covid-19 recorded deaths is 14, 68, 97 and 48, respectively. 

Profile of Covid-19 Deaths and Cases up to and including Friday, April 2, 2021

                                                                Deaths       Median Age       Cases           Median Age