313 new Covid cases confirmed, 19 of them in Donegal

A further three people with COVID-19 have died in the Republic, with 313 new cases of the virus confirmed this evening.

That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 75,507, with 2,120 Covid related deaths.

19 of today's new cases were in Donegal, where the 14 day incidence rate of the virus is now 229.9 cases per 100,000 people. That's almost three times the national rate of 81.2.

 

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 2,120 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Thursday, 11 December, the HPSC has been notified of 313 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 75,507* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 144 are men / 169 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 35 years old
  • 70 in Dublin, 31 in Mayo, 21 in Kilkenny, 19 in Donegal, 18 in Laois and the remaining 154 cases are spread across 19 other counties. 

As of 2pm today 197 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 35 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 9 confirmed cases. The figure of 75,507 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 10 December 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases (to midnight 10Dec2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (to 10Dec2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(to 10Dec2020)

Ireland 313 81.2 3,869
Donegal 19 229.9 366
Kilkenny 21 194.5 193
Louth 14 159.8 206
Carlow 14 156.3 89
Monaghan 6 138.5 85
Limerick 16 124.7 243
Wicklow 5 117.3 167
Longford 16 115 47
Mayo 31 98.8 129
Dublin 70 91.2 1,229
Waterford 6 81.8 95
Cavan 6 80.1 61
Tipperary 5 79 126
Laois 18 66.1 56
Offaly <5 64.1 50
Galway 14 63.6 164
Kildare 7 54.4 121
Roscommon <5 52.7 34
Meath 6 50.8 99
Sligo 7 39.7 26
Clare <5 34.5 41
Westmeath 8 28.2 25
Wexford <5 26.7 40
Cork 12 26.2 142
Kerry 0 20.3 30
Leitrim 0 15.6 5