Coronavirus: Eleven cases (1%) of COVID-19 in Donegal

Eleven cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the south by midnight on Monday were in Donegal, the National Public Health Emergency Team have confirmed.

Wednesday, 25th March 2020, 9:35 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th March 2020, 9:38 pm
Latest data.

An analysis of cases up until midnight on Monday, March 23, provides greater detail on who is getting infected and where.

There have now been 1773 confirmed cases in Ireland - 1564 in the south and 209 in the north.

Sixteen people have now died from the illness in Ireland - nine in the south and seven in the north.

The geographical breakdown provided by the Department of Health in Dublin tonight however used only the 1,165 cases that had been confirmed in the south by midnight on Monday.

The data reveal: 55% are male and 45% are female, with 63 clusters involving 289 cases

The median age of confirmed cases is 45 years and 305 cases (26%) have been hospitalised.

Of those hospitalised, 39 cases have been admitted to ICU.

283 cases (24%) are associated with healthcare workers.

In Donegal there were 11 confirmed cases (1%), no change from Sunday.

Dublin has the highest number of cases at 559, (57% of all cases) followed by Cork with 133 cases (11%)

Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 49%, close contact accounts for 23% and travel abroad accounts for 28%.