TWENTY new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Donegal today.
Nationally, there were six Covid-19 related deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) today.
There were 675 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed.
Of those, 20 were in Donegal, where the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population is now 312.8.
In the last 14 days, there have been 498 infections detached in the county.
Of the cases notified today: 309 are men and 364 are women; 65 per cent are under 45 years of age; the median age is 35 years old.
There are 199 in Dublin, 104 in Cork, 67 in Meath, 50 in Limerick, 41 in Kildare and the remaining 214 cases are spread across another 20 counties
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “Everyone must be aware of the actions they should take if they have symptoms or are awaiting a test or if they are a contact of a confirmed case.
“If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you must self isolate and phone your GP for further advice.
“If you have been referred for a test or are awaiting a test result, you must self isolate.
“If you are a confirmed case of COVID-19 you must self isolate for 10 days.
“If you are identified or have identified yourself as a close contact of a confirmed case, you must restrict your movements.
“Stay informed on the public health advice around COVID-19 and be prepared to protect yourself and those around you.”
Earlier today, nine further Covid-19 related deaths were confirmed in Northern Ireland, where another 840 new cases were detected.
106 of the new cases are in the Derry City/Strabane Council region.Tags: