Coronavirus: Fewer than 5 cases again in Galway

Henrietta Strickland
November 22, 2020

Galway has the second lowest 14-day incidence rate in the State, with just 62 cases per 100,000 population in the last two weeks.

Nationally, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been notified of four additional deaths related to Covid-19 and 344 new confirmed cases.

Louth and Donegal have 26 and 22 new cases respectively with another 20 in Limerick.

The Department of Health said that 69pc of the cases occurred in those under the age of 45.

But Carlow and Kilkenny have both registered less that five cases in the past 24 hours.

283 people infected with COVID-19 were in hospital as of 2pm, with 33 of those in ICU.

It comes as health officials have warned the recent progress in reducing the spread of the virus has stalled. This brings the total number of deaths to 2,022.

There have been 70,173 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland since the beginning of the pandemic.

Cafes, restaurants and hairdressers were allowed to reopen in the North today.

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