LATEST: New cases of Covid-19 in Laois

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LATEST: New cases of Covid-19 in Laois

A further 19 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Laois today.

This brings the total number of cases in the county to 803.

There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

There has been a total of 1,882 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Saturday 24th October, the HPSC has been notified of 1,025 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 57,128 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 508 are men / 506 are women
  • 71% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 255 cases are in Dublin, 147 in Cork, 77 in Galway, 54 in Kildare, 53 in Donegal and the remaining 439 cases are spread across 21 counties.

As of 2pm today, 315 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 38 are in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “If you’re a confirmed case, have had a test or have symptoms of COVID-19, you must self-isolate for 10 days. If you live with a case or have been told you’re a close contact, you must restrict your movements for 14 days. Everyone else should stay at home, unless for essential reasons or for exercise within 5km of where you live.”

County

 

Today’s cases

(to midnight 24OCT2020)

 

14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(11OCT2020 to 24OCT2020)

 

New Cases during last 14 days

(11OCT2020 to 24OCT2020)

 

IRELAND

 

1,025

 

307.5

 

14,644

 

Cavan

 

23

 

966.2

 

736

 

Meath

 

50

 

657.3

 

1,282

 

Westmeath

 

16

 

445.0

 

395

 

Sligo

 

22

 

427.3

 

280

 

Monaghan

 

19

 

374.7

 

230

 

Galway

 

77

 

373.6

 

964

 

Cork

 

147

 

347.6

 

1,887

 

Donegal

 

53

 

322.3

 

513

 

Wexford

 

15

 

313.2

 

469

 

Kildare

 

54

 

303.4

 

675

 

Limerick

 

45

 

295.0

 

575

 

Kerry

 

41

 

291.8

 

431

 

Carlow

 

16

 

291.6

 

166

 

Louth

 

25

 

285.5

 

368

 

Longford

 

9

 

281.4

 

115

 

Roscommon

 

13

 

274.2

 

177

 

Clare

 

21

 

264.3

 

314

 

Dublin

 

255

 

256.9

 

3,461

 

Mayo

 

16

 

246.0

 

321

 

Leitrim

 

<5

 

243.4

 

78

 

Laois

 

19

 

232.6

 

197

 

Offaly

 

15

 

224.5

 

175

 

Waterford

 

22

 

204.9

 

238

 

Kilkenny

 

8

 

175.3

 

174

 

Wicklow

 

16

 

146.0

 

208

 

Tipperary

 

26

 

134.8

 

215