Twenty-seven more people in Donegal have tested positive for Covid-19, the Department of Health reports this evening.
Nationally, there are 242 new cases and no further deaths.
Donegal has recorded 370 new cases of the virus in the 14 days up to midnight 6th December. The 14-day incidence rate in the county is now 232.4 per 100,000 – almost three times the national average of 80.4 per 100,000.
As of 2pm today, 223 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. Nine additional hospitalisations have been recorded in the past 24 hours.