A further 16 people in Donegal have passed away with Covid-19.
Today’s report from the CSO brings to 98 the number of deaths in Donegal.
The median age of those who passed in Donegal is 84.
A total of 7,551 cases of Covid-19 had been recorded in Donegal up to last week. The median age of all people infected with coronavirus in Donegal is 39.
Some 318 people died due to COVID-19 in the week ending 22 January, more than 10 per cent of all deaths to date.
More than 100 people have died due to COVID-19 in each of the last three weeks.
Since the start of the pandemic, the total number of people who have died due to COVID-19 in Ireland is 2,870, with a further 164 deaths cited as probable deaths linked to the virus.
In the week ending 22 January, Dublin accounted for 2,906 cases or 31 per cent of all new cases
For the week ending 22 January, the number of weekly cases was 9,311, a decrease of 8,825 from the previous week. The total number of confirmed cases to date is 188,091.
The 25-44 age group still showed the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 64,049.
This is the second week in a row where the median age of new cases has been over 40. The median age of new confirmed COVID-19 cases was 41 years old for the week ending 22 JanuaryTags: