The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Donegal has risen by 10 to 46.
The 27% jump was reported by the COVID-19 Health Surveillance Monitor (Ireland) today.
A further three deaths have occurred in the North West in the past day.
Seventeen patients have died nationwide in the last 24 hours as a result of the virus. The median age of today’s reported deaths is 84. Eight patients were reported as having underlying health conditions.
There have now been 71 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
With 325 new confirmed cases today, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland stands at 3,235.
To date, 30,213 tests have been carried out in laboratories across the country, as of midnight, Monday 30 March. The Department of Health said the positivity rate for tests carried out has increased from 6% to 15%, following the implementation of new testing criteria.