12 new cases pushes Cavan's Covid rates higher

As of midnight, Friday, March 26, the HPSC has been notified of 624 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Twelve new confirmed cases of Covid 19 in Co Cavan today (Saturday) has had an impact on both the five day moving average and 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population.

The five day moving average for Cavan up to midnight, Friday, March 26, now stands at nine, whereas the 14-day incidence rate is 127.3. There have been 97 new cases confirmed in Co Cavan in the past two weeks, the highest since around the start of the year.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre meanwhile has today been notified of two additional deaths related to COVID-19 nationally. The deaths reported today occurred in March, and there has been a total of 4,653 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland to date.

As of midnight, Friday, March 26, the HPSC has been notified of 624 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 233,937 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today 309 are men and 313 are women, 75% of which under 45 years of age. The median age of new infections is 32 years old.

Of the 624 new Covid cases confirmed today, almost half are in Dublin (308), 41 in Kildare, 38 in Donegal, 31 in Meath, 29 in Offaly and the remaining 177 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

Neighbouring Co Monaghan, which has fallen to the bottom of the chart for Covid incidence, having once sat at the very top, had less than five new cases of infection confirmed today.

The five day moving average for Monaghan up to midnight, Friday, March 26, is now two, whereas the 14-day incidence rate is 42.4.

As of 8am today (Saturday), there are 304 COVID-19 patients hospitalised for Covid symptoms, of which 64 are in ICU.

There have been 21 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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