Monaghan drops from top of 14-day Covid chart

The 14-day incidence per 100,000 population rate in Cavan is 271.7, where the national average currently stands at 250.2.

County Monaghan no longer holds the unenviable position of being top of the 14-day Covid incidence rate chart, according to the latest update provided by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

Monaghan has fallen to second, behind Offaly, which now has a 14-day incidence per 100,000 population rate of 409.2.

The Monaghan rate currently stands at 386.1.

The 14-day incidence per 100,000 population rate in Cavan is 271.7, where the national average currently stands at 250.2.

The latest HPSC update reports 12 new cases confirmed in Cavan, and 11 in Monaghan.

The 5 day moving average is 15 and 9 respectively.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 26 additional deaths related to COVID-19. All but two of these 24 deaths occurred in February. One occurred in January and one in October.

The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 58-98 years.

There has been a total of 4,135 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland to date.

As of midnight, Friday 19th February, the HPSC has been notified of 988 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 214,378* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today 487 are men and 499 are women. A total of 70% of the new cases are under 45 years of age. The median age is 32 years old.\

As of 8am today, 719 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 149 are in ICU. 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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