COVID-19 LATEST: Two deaths and 767 cases as incidence rate drops dramatically in Longford
There has been two deaths due to Covid-19 and 767 new cases nationwide.
In Longford, the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population continues to fall and it is now 227.5 (in the previous two days it was 247.1 and 261.8, respectively).
The national incidence rate is also falling - it is 248.0 (yesterday the national average incidence rate was 253.5).
There have been 93 cases of the virus in Longford in the last fortnight, with less than five recorded in the past 24 hours.
Of the 767 cases announced this evening, there were 321 cases in Dublin, 84 in Cork, 47 in Meath, 34 in Limerick, 24 in Roscommon and the remaining 257 cases are spread across all other counties. There were 21 in Co Kildare.
There has been a total of 1,917 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Sunday 1st November, the HPSC has been notified of 767 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There is now a total of 62,750 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today;
- 355 are men / 411 are women
- 68% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 33 years old
As of 2pm today 322 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 44 are in ICU. 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
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