226 new cases of Covid-19, 41 of them in Donegal

An additional 226 cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed this evening, with six new deaths.

It brings the total number of cases to 70,930, and the total number of Covid related deaths to 2,028.

41 of the new cases were in Donegal, where the 14 day incidence rate has now risen to 227.4, compared to a national rate of 107.8.

Meanwhile, 11 more Covid related deaths have been reported in the North in the last 24 hours.

While there have been 79 new cases of the virus recorded, that figure is expected to be updated by the Department of Health.

The death toll now stands at 947 while there have been over 50,000 cases of the virus since the start of the pandemic.

Press Release: Tuesday 24th November 2020

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6 additional death related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 2,028 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Monday 23rd November, the HPSC has been notified of 226 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,930 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 115 are men / 109 are women
  • 56% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 42 years old
  • 64 in Dublin, 41 in Donegal, 23 in Tipperary, 13 in Limerick, 12 in Louth, 12 in Wicklow, and the remaining 61 in 16 other counties.

As of 2pm today 292 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 36 are in ICU. 18 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.

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Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 23 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

County Today's cases (to midnight 23NOV2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (10NOV2020 to 23NOV2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(10NOV2020 to 23NOV2020)

Ireland 226 107.8 5,131
Donegal 41 240.0 382
Louth 12 211.8 273
Limerick 13 192.4 375
Waterford 7 150.6 175
Roscommon 0 131.7 85
Dublin 64 118.0 1,590
Meath ** (<5) 116.9 228
Offaly 0 116.7 91
Monaghan ** (<5) 112.4 69
Westmeath ** (<5) 111.5 99
Kilkenny 8 107.8 107
Longford ** (<5) 97.9 40
Tipperary 23 90.9 145
Cavan ** (<5) 89.3 68
Mayo ** (<5) 88.9 116
Clare ** (<5) 83.3 99
Cork 6 81.2 441
Kildare ** (<5) 80.0 178
Carlow ** (<5) 79.0 45
Wicklow 12 72.3 103
Sligo 0 71.7 47
Galway 6 65.1 168
Leitrim 0 62.4 20
Kerry ** (<5) 60.9 90
Laois ** (<5) 49.6 42
Wexford ** (<5) 36.7 55