Six people with Covid-19 have died in Donegal in the first two weeks of November.
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that there have been 49 Covid-19 deaths in Donegal in total.
The median age of those who died in Donegal is 85.
The CSO figures, which are valid to 13th November, show that the median age of people infected with Covid-19 in Donegal is 39.
Cork, Donegal, Galway and Roscommon made up 32% of all cases linked to an outbreak for the week ending 13th November. The number of cases linked to outbreaks in Donegal has exceeded 100 since 25th September.
Examining national figures, the CSO has found that the number of people who have died from COVID-19 has been greater than 20 for each of the last five weeks. The virus claimed the lives of 69 more men than women up to and including the week ending 13 November. It also continues to impact the older age groups the hardest, with 64% of all confirmed COVID-19 deaths to date in the 80 years old or older age group.
Outbreaks in private houses account for 53% of cases linked to an outbreak in the last four weeks, nursing homes account for 10% while childcare facilities and schools together account for 8% of cases linked to an outbreak in this period.
Close contact figures are decreasing, the study shows. The average number of contacts per positive case per week is three in the week ending 13 November, down from six contacts per case six weeks ago.