FEWER than five new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Donegal this evening.
Nationally, health officials confirmed 14 further Covid-19 related deaths and 359 new cases.
Today’s total is the lowest daily figure since mid-December.
There has been a total of 4,333 Covid-19 related deaths and 220,630 cases in Ireland since the outbreak.
Of the cases notified today: 157 are men and 193 are female; 66 per cent are under 45 years of age
the median age is 34 years old.
Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “While the low number of cases reported today may be attributable to a weekend effect, it is nevertheless very welcome and represents the lowest number of cases reported on a single day since mid-December.
“While we continue to make good progress in Ireland, globally in the past week, the number of cases of Covid-19 has increased for the first time in seven weeks.
“We must not allow this virus the opportunity to do the same here. Please hold firm to the public health advice and together we can continue to protect and build on the progress we have made over the last two months.”
In the last two weeks, there have sen 304 new cases in Donegal.Tags: