Covid 19

  • 484 new cases of covid-19 are being reported this evening, while 3 more people have died after contracting the virus.

    The 14 day incidence rate per 100,000 population now stands at 94.2 - which is up from 88 in yesterday's figures.

    200 covid patients are being treated in hospital, while 31 of those are receiving intensive care.

    The Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan is warning that unless people limit their contacts now, the virus will experience exponential growth in January.

    Of the 484 new cases confirmed this evening, ten are in Mayo, eight in Galway, seven in Roscommon and less than five in Sligo.

  • There has been three additional deaths related to Covid-19.

    The Department of Health have also confirmed 525 new cases of the virus.

    In this region there are 18 new cases in Galway, twelve in Mayo, less than five in both Sligo and Roscommon.

    There are no new cases in Leitrim.

    As of 8am today, 423 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 103 are in ICU.

    There has been 14 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

  • 264 people with Covid-19 are being treated in Irish hospitals this morning.

    It's a three percent fall from yesterday's total, while there's also a decrease of 16 percent since last Friday.

    In the past 24 hours there were 18 admissions to hospitals, and 22 discharges from facilities.

    In ICU overnight there were 63 patients with the disease.

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    The State's chief medical officer says the country isn't yet in a position to ease some Covid-19 restrictions on 18th May.

     1,375 people with the virus have died after a further 37 fatalities were confirmed last night, while there are now 22,248 diagnosed cases.

     An additional two cases in Mayo brings the number of confirmed cases to 512, with 375 in Galway.

    An additional 31 confirmed cases were reported in Co Roscommon, bringing the number to 212, with 121 confirmed cases in Sligo.

     From May 18th, the gradual lifting of measures is due to begin, with the return of outdoor workers, and the reopening of DIY stores and garden centres.

     Dr Tony Holohan says that's not guaranteed, but he remains hopeful..

     

  • Hospitals have reported a further reduction in the number of patients admitted with confirmed and suspected cases of Covid-19.

    There are now a total of 902 patients in hospitals with either confirmed or suspected coronavirus.

    The hospitals with the most confirmed cases are in Dublin, while Mayo University Hospital has 31 patients with confirmed Covid-19 and 14 suspected cases.

    The latest HSE figures also show there are 90 patients with the virus in intensive care units across the country, which is also reduction on recent days.

    Meanwhile, the testing criteria issued to GPs for Covid-19 has been broadened, so that patients no longer need to be in an at-risk group to be referred for a test.

    Patients need only to have a sudden onset of either a cough, fever, or shortness of breath, and no other cause that explains their illness, to be eligible for testing.

    They need to be referred by their GP for a test.

  • The Department of Health has been notified of 318 new cases of Covid-19, with one further death confirmed.

    There are 126 new cases 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. 

    There are nine new cases in Galway, seven in Mayo, and less than five in Sligo, Roscommon and Leitrim.

    There are 282 patients in hospital with Covid-19 and the number of patients in ICU is down one to 31.

  • 322 people with Covid-19 are in hospitals around the country this morning, down from 327 yesterday morning,

    There were 32 admissions in the last 24 hours, while 26 people were discharged.

    As of 8pm yesterday evening, there were 42 Covid-19 patients in intensive care.

  • There are 473 new cases of Covid-19 in the Republic, and 34 deaths.

    Only three of the deaths took place this month - with the others relating to January, February and March.

    229 of the cases are in Dublin.

    Across Connacht there are 21 new cases in Mayo, 18 in Galway, six in Roscommon, less than five in Sligo and no new cases in Leitrim.

    212 Covid patients are currently in hospital, with 53 in ICU.

  • There are 344 new cases of Covid-19 in the Republic and four more deaths.

    127 of the cases are in Dublin, 46 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 22 in Donegal, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 20 other counties. 

    There are five new cases in Mayo and less than five in Galway, Roscommon and Sligo.

  • 1,047 new Covid-19 cases have been reported, as well as 35 additional deaths.

    1,221 Covid patients are in hospital with 181 in intensive care units.

    292 cases are in Dublin,  119 in Cork, 76 in Wexford, 60 in Limerick, 47 in Kildare and the remaining 453 cases are spread across all other counties.

    In this region there are 39 new cases in Mayo, 38 in Galway, ten in both Sligo & Roscommon while there are three new cases in Leitrim.

    The 14 day incidence rate is 369 virus cases per 100,000 people, down from 575 this day last week.

  • The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 35 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

    21 of these deaths occurred in February, 12 occurred in January, 1 in November, while one further death is under investigation.

     

    As of midnight last night (Wed)  613 confirmed new cases of the virus have been reported in the Republic.

    There were 26 new cases in Galway, 8 new cases in both Mayo and Leitrim, 5 new cases in Roscommon and less than 5 in county Sligo.

  • Hospitals admissions for Covid-19 are now at a 4 month high, after 18 new admissions in the past 24 hours.

    194 people are receiving treatment in the acute hospital system, the highest figure since June 2nd.

    Health officials are calling on people to take personal responsibility to interrupt the transmission of the virus.

    It comes after there were 617 new cases of the virus including 35 in Galway.

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    489 people with Covid-19 are being treated in Irish hospitals today - that's down 1% on yesterday and down 17% since last Thursday.

    110 of these patients are in ICU.

    There are currently 37 Covid patients being treated at Mayo University Hospital - down one since yesterday, but it leaves the Mayo hospital still with the 4th highest number of Covid patients, after 3 Dublin hospitals.

    There are 12 Covid patients being treated at University Hospital Galway, 5 at Sligo hospital and 4 at Portiuncla in Ballinasloe .

     

  • There has been 378 new cases of Covid-91 in the Republic and one additional death.

    The Chief Medical Officer has warned that the average five-day Covid-19 case count is rising - "a worrying development which has persisted for the last few days".

    124 of the cases are in Dublin, 34 in Donegal, 23 in Louth, 19 in Cork, 19 in Limerick and the remaining 159 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

    There are 15 new cases in Galway, twelve in Roscommon and less than five in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim.

    As of 2pm today, 249 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. 5 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

  • The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has this evening been notified of 39 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

    10 of these deaths occurred in March, 12 occurred in February, 13 in January, and 3 occurred earlier than this. One further death is under investigation.

     As of midnight last night (Wed)  462 new cases of  the virus were confirmed in the Republic.

    There were 18 new cases confirmed in Galway, 14 in Mayo, 6 in Roscommon and less than 5 in both Sligo and Leitrim.

  • The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 4,962 new confirmed cases.

    1,260 of the cases are in Dublin, 652 in Limerick, 350 in Cork, 321 in Louth, 238 in Meath and 2,141 spread across all remaining counties.

    There are 160 new cases in Galway, 102 in Mayo, 91 in Sligo, 32 in Roscommon and 26 in Leitrim.

  • 40 more Covid-19 cases have been confirmed by health authorities.

    The death toll since the virus broke out remains at 1,764, after no new deaths were recorded.

    There have now been 25,929 confirmed covid 19 cases since late February, after a further 40 were recorded today.

    The Health Protection Surveillance Centre says no new deaths have been reported to it.

    Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronan Glynn says today's cases are spread across a range of different settings and age groups.

    75% of cases are under 45 years of age, with a median age of 33 years.

    At least half of today's cases were known close contacts of other confirmed cases.

    He's urging anyone who have been in contact with a confirmed case or is experiencing symptoms, to isolate and come forward for testing without delay.

  • 416 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in this country.

    While five more patients have died with the virus.

    The national 14 day incidence rate per 100-thousand population has dropped to 268.7.

    Of today's cases, there are 87 in Dublin, 62 in Cork, 41 in Mayo and 37 in Galway.

    The remaining 189 cases are spread across 20 other counties including eleven in Sligo, less than five in Roscommon and no new cases in Leitrim.

  • There has been one further coronavirus-related death and 429 new cases of the disease reported to the Department of Health.

    122 of the cases are in Dublin, 46 in Donegal, 30 in Limerick, 22 in Laois, 20 in Cork and the remaining 189 cases are spread across all other counties.

    There are eleven new cases in both Mayo & Galway.

    Elsewhere in this region there are eight new cases in Sligo and less than five in both Roscommon and Leitrim.

  • 44 more people have died after contracting Covid-19 in the Republic.

    The death toll across the country now stands at 530.

    In the past 24 hours 702 new cases have been detected, including 112 from swabs sent to German labs.

    The total number of positive tests now stands at 13,980.

    In Mayo there are now 259 confirmed Cases of Covid-19.

    There are 266 cases in Galway, 69 in Sligo and 61 confirmed cases in Roscommon.