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Donegal's Covid-19 incidence rate remains highest in Ireland this evening

New figures show 59 cases in Donegal - the highest in the country outside Dublin

There are 59 new cases in Donegal today with the county's 14 day incidence rate at 295.2 per 100,000 - the highest in the country. 

Statistics from NPHET also show that the number of new cases presenting in Donegal is the highest in the country today - outside of Dublin. 

Over the last two weeks, 470 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Donegal. 

542 new Covid-19 cases have been reported nationally this evening and two additional Covid-related deaths.
There are currently 25 confirmed cases in Letterkenny University Hospital. There are no cases in ICU, at present. 

Of the cases notified today:
277 are men and 264 are women
64% are under 45 years of age
the median age is 35 years old
181 in Dublin, 59 in Donegal, 50 in Limerick, 36 in Cork, 25 in Kildare, and the remaining 191 cases are spread across 20 other counties

Nationally, the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population stands at 175.5

Donegal's figure is slightly up on Saturday's and at 295.2, is still the highest in the country. On Saturday, Donegal's figure stood at 291.5.

The next worst figure is Meath at 243.0.

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