The incidence rate of Covid-19 has increased in every county over the past week.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn says there have been 7,700 cases in the past seven days - up 88 per cent on the previous week.

Donegal has the highest 14-day incidence rate at 725 per 100,000 population - followed by Louth at 474.

Both Roscommon and Sligo continue to have 14-day rates higher than the national average, while the HSE confirmed yesterday that the past week has seen a dramatic rise in Covid-19 cases in both counties Mayo and Galway.

Nationally, 1,110 new cases of the virus were confirmed yesterday evening, and Dr David Nabarro, from the World Health Organisation, says the situation's worrying....



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