THE total number of positive Covid-19 cases in Donegal since the outbreak has fallen by one.
Figures released by the the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show that there have been 478 cases in Donegal.
Yesterday, the figure stood at 479.
The HPSC has advised that in the process of validating data and reviewing addresses, cases may be reassigned to another county.
These figures were measured at midnight on Wednesday.
According to the latest HSE report today, 12 patients with Covid-19 are currently being treated at Letterkenny University Hospital, while there are a further 18 people with suspected cases of Covid-19 awaiting test results at the hospital.
There have now been 24,506 positive cases since the outbreak.
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “Today NPHET recommended that the HSE build on the very significant work to date in expanding the testing capacity, to ensure that there is an integrated and coordinated clinical and public health-informed approach to the establishment and implementation of a national testing strategy.”Tags: