767 new Covid 19 cases, 21 in Donegal

767 new cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed this evening, 21 of them in Donegal. That brings the total since the pandemic began to 62,750 cases.

Two further deaths have been reported in the Republic this evening, bringing the total number of Covid related deaths to 1,917.

The 14 day incidence rate in Donegal is now 309.7 cases per 100,000 people. The national figure is 248.

Another eight people have died with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, and there are 493 new cases.

There are 379 people in hospital with the virus, and 52 in intensive care. Two hospitals, Altnegelvin Hospital in Derry and Belfast City Hospital are reporting ICU at full capacity.

In the republic, 317 Covid-19 patients are now being treated in hospital, 44 of them in intensive care.

Latest figures for Letterkenny University Hospital show 13 confirmed cases and five suspected cases. One person is being treated in ICU.

 

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 1,917 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Sunday 1st November, the HPSC has been notified of 767 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 62,750* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 355 are men / 411 are women
  • 68% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 33 years old
  • 321 in Dublin, 84 in Cork, 47 in Meath, 34 in Limerick, 24 in Roscommon and the remaining 257 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 2pm today 322 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 44 are in ICU. 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community

ENDS//

 

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 19 confirmed cases. The figure of 62,750 confirmed cases reflects this.

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 01 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

County Today’s cases

(to midnight 01NOV2020)

14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(19OCT2020 to 01NOV2020)

New Cases during last 14 days

(19OCT2020 to 01NOV2020)

IRELAND 767 248.0 11,808
Cavan 9 563.2 429
Meath 47 482.5 941
Sligo 12 332.6 218
Westmeath 18 309.8 275
Donegal 21 309.7 493
Louth 7 298.7 385
Galway 23 283.3 731
Cork 84 278.2 1,510
Carlow 15 275.8 157
Monaghan <5 273.7 168
Limerick 34 262.7 512
Kildare 21 231.0 514
Mayo 10 229.9 300
Roscommon 24 227.8 147
Longford <5 227.5 93
Dublin 321 227.2 3,061
Clare 8 210.4 250
Laois 18 201.9 171
Waterford 13 201.4 234
Kerry 15 199.7 295
Wexford 7 171.0 256
Offaly 9 159.1 124
Kilkenny 18 142.1 141
Tipperary 16 130.4 208
Wicklow 8 115.1 164
Leitrim <5 96.7 31