There are reassuring signs of improvement in the number of new Covid-19 cases in Ireland this week, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan.
Fifteen new cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Donegal up to midnight Monday.
Five more deaths have been reported in Ireland, along with 322 new cases nationwide.
Donegal has recorded 487 cases of Covid-19 in the past two weeks. The 14-day incidence rate in the county now stands at 305.9 per 100,000 people.
Ireland’s national 14-day incidence rate has decreased again to 228 per 100,000.
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health is calling on the public to continue their good efforts: “Due to the efforts of people across Ireland, we are seeing improvements with COVID-19. However, we must remember that maintaining this downward trend is now the most crucial thing.
“The value of our progress depends on continuing the safe behaviour that got us to this position. I urge everyone to keep it up, to ensure these initial trends continue.”