Sunday, November 22, 2020

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,023 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

And, as of midnight on Saturday 21 November, the HPSC has been notified of 318 confirmed cases of the virus. There is now a total of 70,461 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today 73% are under 45 years of age and the median age is 28 years old.

126 are in Dublin, 45 in Cork, 28 in Limerick, 21 in Donegal, 18 in Kildare and the remaining 80 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

As of 2pm today 282 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. 17 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.

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 21 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population):

County Today’s cases (to midnight 21NOV2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (08Nov2020 to 21NOV2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(08Nov2020 to 21NOV2020)

Ireland 318 109.1 5,193
Donegal 21 231.2 368
Limerick 28 208.3 406
Louth 14 205.6 265
Roscommon <5 164.2 106
Waterford <5 157.5 183
Meath 10 127.2 248
Offaly <5 120.6 94
Dublin 126 119.9 1615
Westmeath <5 116.0 103
Monaghan <5 107.5 66
Cavan <5 97.1 74
Longford <5 95.4 39
Kilkenny <5 92.7 92
Tipperary 7 91.5 146
Clare <5 86.7 103
Kildare 18 83.6 186
Carlow <5 80.8 46
Mayo 7 80.5 105
Cork 45 79.0 429
Leitrim <5 74.9 24
Sligo <5 73.2 48
Galway 9 62.8 162
Kerry <5 61.6 91
Wicklow <5 61.1 87
Laois <5 60.2 51
Wexford <5 37.4 56
By Conor Forrest
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