Monday, November 23, 2020

As of midnight on Sunday 22 November, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been notified of 252 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,711 confirmed cases in Ireland.

There have been no new deaths reported to the HPSC today.

Of the cases notified today 65% are under 45 years of age and the median age is 34 years old. 88 are in Dublin, 26 in Cork, 21 in Kilkenny, 16 in Louth, 16 in Mayo with 85 spread across another 20 counties (6 in Kildare).

As of 2pm today 289 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. 11 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.

Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of one death (a total of 2,022) and the denotification of two confirmed cases (the figure of 70,711 reflects this).

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 22 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population):

County Today’s cases (to midnight 22NOV2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (09NOV2020 to 22NOV2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(09NOV2020 to 22NOV2020)

Ireland 252 108.7 5,177***
Donegal 13 227.4 362
Louth 16 211.8 273
Limerick 12 195.0 380
Roscommon <5 158.0 102
Waterford <5 155.8 181
Meath <5 124.6 243
Offaly <5 119.3 93
Dublin 88 119.0 1,603
Monaghan 5 114.0 70
Westmeath <5 112.7 100
Kilkenny 21 106.8 106
Longford <5 97.9 40
Cavan <5 95.8 73
Mayo 16 88.9 116
Tipperary <5 88.4 141
Clare <5 85.8 106
Kildare 6 83.6 186
Cork 26 81.6 443
Sligo 5 76.3 50
Carlow 0 75.5 43
Leitrim <5 65.5 21
Wicklow 6 65.3 93
Galway 5 63.6 164
Kerry 6 60.3 89
Laois <5 57.9 49
Wexford <5 36.1 54

 

***101 of these cases arose in October. These account for less than 2% of cases over the last 14 days and their impact on current incidence will be accounted for in all relevant calculations.

By Conor Forrest
Contact Newsdesk: 045 432147

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