Sunday, January 10, 2021

LAOIS had a big spike in Covid-19 cases today, with 105 new cases reported.

It is a disappointing surge, after the county had only six new cases yesterday.

Today’s increase brings the 14-day virus incidence in Laois to 843 per 100,000 people. There were 714 new cases in the county in the two weeks up to midnight last night.

The virus incidence in Laois is still far lower than the average national rate, which is 1,291.2 today.

Laois also has the seventh lowest virus rate in the country, coming 20th out of the 26 counties today.

Meanwhile, the ongoing surge in cases nationally continued today, when eight deaths and 6,888 cases were announced. These bring the death toll to 2,344 and cases to 147,613 since the outbreak of the pandemic.

confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today, 60% are under 45 years of age and the median age is 38.

At 2pm today, 1,452 Covid-19 patients were hospitalised, including a record number of 125 in ICU. There were 100 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 09 January 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today’s cases (to midnight 09Jan2021) 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (27Dec2020 to 09Jan2021) New Cases during last 14 days (27Dec2020 to 09Jan2021)
Ireland 6,888 1291.2 61,484
Monaghan 140 2525.0 1,550
Louth 263 2201.2 2,837
Limerick 469 1878.4 3,661
Waterford 320 1644.9 1,911
Cavan 89 1483.4 1,130
Dublin 2,088 1477.4 19,906
Wexford 405 1436.0 2,150
Donegal 196 1409.0 2,243
Clare 208 1357.5 1,613
Cork 862 1340.7 7,278
Carlow 107 1299.8 740
Mayo 95 1168.5 1,525
Kilkenny 163 1160.9 1,152
Meath 216 1138.7 2,221
Sligo 43 1132.2 742
Kerry 192 1065.6 1,574
Kildare 238 971.2 2,161
Longford 43 902.8 369
Offaly 62 894.0 697
Laois 105 843.0 714
Tipperary 239 775.3 1,237
Galway 140 735.5 1,898
Roscommon 16 725.1 468
Leitrim 20 705.3 226
Westmeath 54 690.5 613
Wicklow 115 609.4 868

 

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