ANOTHER 19 cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Donegal, health officials have confirmed.
Today’s figures continue the trend of a high volume of daily cases in the county this week.
Indeed, since September 10, there have been 107 new infections confirmed in Donegal.
This afternoon, it was confirmed that a member of then Donegal senior football panel has tested positive for Covid-19. The rest of the panel are self-isolating, awaiting test results.
There have been sporting fixtures postponed as clubs have temporarily suspended activities and last night the Donegal CCC postponed the Senior B and Intermediate B Championships due to the increase in positive cases in county and following a number of postponement requests.
Nationally, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) was informed of 274 new cases.
There were no further deaths recorded today.
Since the outbreak, there have been 1,792 deaths and 32,538 positive cases.
Of the cases notified today, there are 166 in Dublin, 21 in Cork, 19 in Donegal, 7 in Kildare, 7 in Offaly, 6 in Waterford, 6 in Wicklow, 5 in Louth, 5 in Limerick and 5 in Meath and the remaining 27 cases are located across 12 counties.
52 per cent are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case, 52 cases have been identified as community transmission and 65 per cent are under 45 years of age.
The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.Tags: