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Coronavirus county by county breakdown: Three counties in Ireland record zero new cases

Irish Mirror logoIrish Mirror 23/05/2020 William Dunne
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Three counties in Ireland have recorded zero new cases of the coronavirus. No person in Wicklow, Kerry and Sligo has tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, according to the National Public Health Emergency Team. It comes as 13 more people have died from the bug, taking the death toll here passed 1,600 for the first time.

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And 76 new confirmed cases across the country were also announced on Saturday evening. Dublin continues to have the highest number of cases at 11,830 - 48% of all cases. The capital is followed by Cork with 1,420 cases and then Kildare with 1,387.

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This is according to data collected by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre as of midnight on Thursday. Here is the latest county by county breakdown of coronavirus cases and what percentage of the country's cases each area has.

Carlow1510.6
Cavan8153.3
Clare3191.3
Cork14205.8
Donegal4782
Dublin1183048.4
Galway4551.9
Kerry3081.3
Kildare13875.7
Kilkenny3191.3
Laois2561
Leitrim820.3
Limerick6152.5
Longford2801.1
Louth7563.1
Mayo5642.3
Meath7953.3
Monaghan4892
Offaly4751.9
Roscommon3141.3
Sligo1290.5
Tipperary5282.2
Waterford1490.6
Westmeath6612.7
Wexford2170.9
Wicklow6592.7

The latest data gathered by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre also shows that:

  • 57% are female and 43% are male
  • the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
  • 3,211 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
  • Of those hospitalised, 393 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 7,813 cases are associated with healthcare workers
  • Dublin has the highest number of cases at 11,830 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,420 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,387 cases (6%)
  • Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 60%, close contact accounts for 38%, travel abroad accounts for 2%

Gallery: Ireland in the coronavirus crisis (Photo Services)

Anyone who may have been in contact with a person who has COVID-19, is advised to contact HSE Live via 1850 24 1850 or on the HSE website here

If you are unwell with a cough, especially with respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, high temperature, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever) you should isolate yourself immediately and phone your GP

If you have a COVID-19 related travel query, you can call the dedicated advice centre on (01)613 1733.

Follow the government’s latest travel advice here

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