ANOTHER 1,292 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed by Irish health officials today,
The Department of Health says that there are now 331 Covid-19 patients in hospitals, down four from yesterday.
Of those, 54 are receiving treatment in intensive care settings. The figure is down two from yesterday.
There are 14 Covid-19 patients at Letterkenny University Hospital, with two admissions over the last 24 hours. As of 8pm last night, one patient with Covid-19 was recorded in ICU at the hospital. An outbreak of COVID-19 was conformed at Letterkenny University Hospital today which is impacting a number of wards,.
Daily county-by-county figures are no longer released by NPHET, but the latest data shows that Donegal has Ireland’s second highest incidence of infection.
The 14-day incidence rate in Donegal stood at 1020.8 per 100,000 on 7th September. The national average was 457.7 per 100,000.