270 new Covid 19 cases in ROI, 20 of them in Donegal

There were 270 new cases of Covid 19 reported this evening in the Republic, 20 of them in Donegal.

One more death has been confirmed.

That brings the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 69,659, with 1,948 Covid related deaths.

Donegal's incidence rate is now 275.8 per 100,000 people, compared to the national rate of 161. Donegal's rate is still the highest in the country.

Meanwhile, north of the border, another 10 people have died with Covid-19, and there are 471 new cases.

Nine of the deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.

The total number of cases stands at 43,388, and the death toll has risen to 791.

 

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 1,948 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Sunday 8th November, the HPSC has been notified of 270 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 65,659* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 143 are men / 127 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 34 years old
  • 103 in Dublin, 34 in Limerick, 20 in Donegal, 12 in Cork, 9 in Kerry, 9 in Kilkenny and the remaining 83 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

As of 2pm today 291 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 39 are in ICU. 12 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 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 65,659 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 08 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

County_Name Today's cases (to midnight 08NOV2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population New Cases during last 14 days (26OCT2020 to 08NOV2020)
Ireland 270 161.0 7,665
Donegal 20 275.8 439
Limerick 34 213.4 416
Meath 8 212.8 415
Cork 12 182.4 990
Westmeath <5 179.1 159
Dublin 103 173.7 2341
Mayo 5 163.2 213
Louth 8 159.1 205
Longford <5 156.6 64
Kerry 9 155 229
Cavan <5 156.2 119
Laois <5 155.8 132
Sligo <5 155.6 102
Roscommon 8 150.3 97
Carlow <5 147.5 84
Monaghan <5 140.1 86
Clare 6 138.9 165
Waterford <5 137.7 160
Kilkenny 9 134 133
Galway <5 125.9 325
Kildare <5 122.2 272
Offaly <5 118 92
Tipperary 8 115.9 185
Wicklow <5 82.9 118
Wexford <5 74.8 112
Leitrim <5 37.4 12