Covid-19 daily figures

  • 1,031 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed this evening, while there have been no further deaths. 

    235 cases are in Dublin and 232 in Cork.

    In this region, there are 60 new cases in Galway, 30 in Sligo, 27 in Mayo and 10 in Roscommon.

    There's now a total of 50,993 confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland.

     

  • 102 new cases of COVID-19  have been confirmed this evening, and no new deaths recorded by the Department of Health.

    Half of the new cases are in Dublin and the Department has said people in the capital in particular need to be incredibly careful over the next week.

    Dr Ronan Glynn also gave a warning for people living in Limerick.

    11 cases today have been identified in Leitrim, 6 in Galway and 29 spread between 14 other counties including Mayo.

     

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    13 additional Covid deaths have been confirmed this evening, and 1,269 additional cases of the virus. 

    221 of the cases are in Meath and 203 in Dublin.

    In this region, there are 74 new cases in Galway, 28 in Mayo, 27 in Sligo, and less than 5 in both Roscommon and Leitrim.

  • The new Covid-19 variant is now in Ireland, according to NPHET.

    Meanwhile, there has been a further 938 new cases of Covid-19 and 13 additional deaths reported this evening.

    300 of the new case are in Dublin, 110 in Cork, 72 in Limerick, 68 in Donegal and 41 in Kildare.

    The 14 day incidence rate is now 153 cases per 100,000 people - it was 88 this day last week.

    Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ronan Glynn says the situation is now at its most serious since last March.

  • Ireland's 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 has fallen to its lowest rate since Christmas.

    The national 14-day incidence rate is now at 201 per 100,000 people.

    12 counties have rates higher than the national average, including Galway and Mayo.

    It comes as 359 new infections have been reported - the lowest daily number of cases since mid-December - and includes 21 new cases in Galway and 7 in Mayo, with less than 5 in both Roscommon & Sligo and no new cases in Leitrim.

    14 additional deaths have also been recorded -  of which 3 occurred this month.

    475 patients are receiving treatment in public hospitals, while of those, 115 are in ICU.

     

  • The Taoiseach says Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions will continue into February.

    Michéal Martin told his parliamentary party last night that the case numbers remain too high.

    It comes as a further 61 deaths and 2,488 new cases have been reported -148 new cases in Galway, 87 in Mayo, 25 in Sligo, 12 in Roscommon and 6 in Leitrim.

    Mayo has recorded 2,023 new cases over the past fortnight, with 2,688 in Galway.

    Mayo remains the only Connacht county with a 14-day incidence rate above the national average.

    Meanwhile latest figures show that - across the country - there's 1,923 people with the disease in hospital, including 210 in ICU.

    The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet later to consider the current situation, and Cabinet will make a final decision on restrictions on Tuesday.

  • 330 new cases of Covid 19 were confirmed in the Republic last night, including 99 in Dublin.

    There were 15 new cases confirmed in Mayo, 8 in Sligo, 6 in Galway and less than 5 in Co Roscommon.

    The national 14-day incidence rate is now at 113 per 100,000 people - Roscommon remains the only county in Connacht with a rate higher than the national average at 159.

    Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says a Covid 19 vaccine could be a wonderful Christmas present but we need to keep the virus under pressure for now.

    Michéal Martin says there could be authorisation from EU and US regulatory authorities for a vaccine by the second half of December.

    In the meantime, he's urging people to "double-down" on their efforts to suppress the virus.

     

     

  • 5,325 confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported this evening, along with 17 further deaths.

    This includes 140 new cases in Co Galway, 99 new cases in Mayo, 50 in Sligo, 29 in Roscommon and 13 in Sligo.

    The 14 day incidence is now 674 cases per 100,000 people - up from 246 this day last week.

    Mayo and Sligo continue to have 14-day rates above the national average.

  • The country's 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 has gone below 200 for the first time since Christmas, while the number of people with the disease in hospital continues to fall.

    472 patients were on public wards last night, while 110 of those patients are in ICU.

    Last night, 25 additional deaths were reported from the virus - 5 of which occurred this week and the others on earlier dates.

    566 new cases were recorded by the Department of Health - including 17 in Galway and 8 in Mayo, while there were less than 5 new cases in each of counties Roscommon, Sligo and Leitrim.

    The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn says key disease indicators continue on a positive trajectory, through the hard work and sacrifice of the vast majority of people.

    However, we're still seeing outbreaks in the community, including those linked to extended families, workplaces and funerals, and says we need to keep up our guard against the UK variant of the disease, which is dominant in Ireland at present and highly transmissible.

  • People are being urged to reconsider their Christmas plans if they have been socialising in the past few weeks, after 764 more cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the Republic last night along with 4 additional deaths from the virus.

    This includes 17 new cases in Galway, 14 in Sligo, 9 in Mayo and less than 5 in Roscommon and Leitrim.

    The five day average number of cases has now risen to 557, while the estimated 14-day incidence rate is now above 112 cases per 100,000.

    Mayo's 14-day rate is slightly higher at 116, while the other Connacht counties are all below the national average.

    Mayo has seen 152 new cases of the virus over the past 2 weeks - the highest figure in the province.

    Nationally, the infection rate among adults between 19 and 44 has more than doubled in the past 10 days.

    Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says every indicator of the disease severity is moving in the wrong direction, more rapidly than anticipated, and they have strong concerns about the prospect of inter-generational mixing around the festive season.

  • 18 further deaths have been reported this evening from Covid-19.

    The Department of Health says 15 of the deaths occurred in November, 1 in October and 2 are under investigation.

    269 new cases of the virus have been confirmed this evening also.

    This includes 16 new cases in Galway, 9 in Mayo and less than 5 in both Roscommon and Sligo.

    The 14-day incidence rate of the virus nationally is now at 87 per 100,000 people.

  • A further 18 deaths have been confirmed this evening from Covid-19, and 349 new cases.

    It's the second lowest number of daily cases so far this year.

    It includes 14 new cases in Co Galway, with less than 5 new cases in each of the other Connacht counties.

    355 people now are in hospital with the disease - down almost 60 percent compared to this day last month - while 88 people are in ICU.

    The country's 14 day incidence rate is now 148 cases per 100,000 people, while the 5-day moving average of new cases is 499.

     

  • NPHET will meet later to discuss nursing home visits and if there can be a 'vaccine bonus' for residents in the coming weeks.

    Any measures will likely form part of new recommendations to government ahead of the expected easing of restrictions in April.

    It comes as a further 631 new Covid-19 cases have been reported, along with 47 deaths - 14 of which occurred this month.

    Of the 631 new cases, there were 19 in Galway, 9 in Mayo, and less than 5 on both Roscommon and Sligo, with no new cases reported in Leitrim.

     

     

     

  • 190 more cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed, and one further death.

    It means the number of people who've contracted the virus here stands at almost 27-thousand, five hundred.

    There are no new confirmed cases in Connacht this evening.

     

  • 196 new cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in the Republic of Ireland this evening.

    There have been no further deaths recorded linked to the virus.

    107 of today's cases are in Dublin, 12 are in Waterford, 11 in Limerick, 8 in Wicklow, 7 in Meath, 7 in Kildare, 6 in Laois, 6 in Westmeath - and the rest spread across 14 other counties, including Mayo, Galway, Roscommon and Leitrim.

    37 of the new cases are linked to community transmission and 27 are people over the age of 65.

    That's something health officials are concerned about - with the number of new infections among older people almost doubling in the last 2 weeks.

    Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has again urged people to limit their contacts in order to limit the opportunity for the virus to spread.

    He says this can help protect people's families, their communities and those who are most vulnerable.

  • There has been a further 2,121 new Covid-19 cases and 8 additional deaths reported this evening.

    This includes 55 new cases in Mayo, 84 in Galway, 15 in Roscommon, 14 in Sligo and less than 5 in Leitrim.

    There are now 1,975 people in hospital with the virus and 200 of these patients are in  ICU.

    Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says there are now more sick people in hospital than at any time in the course of this pandemic.

    He's appealing to people to continue to stay at home and drive down the infection in the community.

     

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    The Department of Health has today been notified of no additional deaths related to Covid-19, while there have been 394 new cases of the virus.

    This includes 21 new cases in Mayo and 21 also in Galway.

    Elsewhere across the region, there were less than 5 new cases in Roscommon, and no new cases in either Sligo or Leitrim.

    227 people are currently in hospital with the virus - up from 213 yesterday, while the number of Covid patients in ICU has dropped slightly to 50.

     

     

  • There have been a further 242 Covid-19 cases  reported this evening, and no new deaths.

    76 of the latest cases are in Dublin.

    In this region, there were 16 new cases in Galway, 9 in Mayo, and less than 5 in both Roscommon and Sligo.

    The 14 day incidence rate per 100,000 people is now 80.4 - down from 89.2 this day last week.

  • The World Health Organisation says Ireland has been hit by the 'serious surge' of Covid-19 recently.

    The country's five-day moving average has increased by 10 per cent over the past five days, and is now 538.

    There was a slight drop yesterday, with 371 new cases and 24 deaths announced.

    In this region, there were 25 new Covid cases in Galway, less than 5 cases in both Mayo and Sligo and no new cases in Roscommon or Leitrim.

    All Connacht counties have 14-day incidence rates lower than the national average - which is now at 158 per 100,000 people.

    However, Offaly, Longford, Kildare, Dublin, Meath, Donegal and Carlow all have 14-day rates higher than the national average.

    There were 325 people in public hospitals with the virus last night - with 76 of these patients in intensive care.

    Dr David Nabarro, the WHO's special envoy on Covid, says Ireland's situation is concerning.

     

  • 30 additional deaths were reported this evening from Covid-19 - 12 of which have occurred this month.

    There were also 311 new confirmed cases of the virus - including 12 in Galway, 10 in Mayo and less than 5 in Roscommon.

    397 people with the disease are currently being treated in hospital, of which 95 are in ICU.