The incidence rate of Covid-19 in Donegal is almost two and a half times the national average as the county figure takes another rise today.
Donegal continues to have the highest 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 in the country, with a figure of 273.3.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre reports that Ireland’s national incidence rate is now 114.3.
Monaghan has the second highest rate with 206.9, followed by Dublin with 167.1 and Roscommon with a rate of 154.9.
The number of Covid-19 cases in Donegal rose by a further 34 diagnoses on Sunday. 518 new cases of the virus were confirmed nationwide.
In the two weeks from Sunday 20th September to Sunday 4th October, Donegal has recorded 435 additional cases of Covid-19.