ANOTHER 41 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Donegal today by health officials.
After a notable decrease yesterday, when there were 13 confirmed cases in the county, today’s additional 41 cases represents a set-back.
Donegal’s 14-day incidence rate, per 100,000 population, remains the highest in the country at 240.
In the last 14 days, there have been 382 new cases in Donegal.
Today saw Donegal record the second highest amount of cases, behind Dublin where there were 64.
Nationally, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) was informed of six further Covid-19 related deaths and 226 new cases.
Ireland’s death toll now stands at 2,028 and there have been 70,930 cases.
Of the cases notified today: 115 are men and 109 are women; 56 per cent are under 45 years of age; the median age is 42 years old
There were 64 cases in Dublin, with 41 in Donegal, 23 in Tipperary, 13 in Limerick, 12 in Louth, 12 in Wicklow, and the remaining 61 in 16 other counties.
As of 2pm today, 292 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 36 are in ICU. There have been 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.Tags: