Covid figures for Limerick revealed as over 900 cases are reported nationwide

Daniel Fowler
February 18, 2021

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 57 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Clare's incidence rate of 142.2 per 100,000 people is the fourth lowest in the country.

44 of these deaths occurred in February, 2 occurred in January and 1 in December. There are 232 individuals now hospitalized with COVID-19, 63 of whom are in intensive care.

As of midnight February 16, the HPSC has been notified of 650 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

He said about 200 coronavirus patients were receiving advanced respiratory care on hospital wards.

Six more people who tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland have died in the last 24-hour reporting period, according to the Department of Health.

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Mr Reid told the HSE briefing on Thursday that more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of positive cases confirmed last week were close contacts of previously confirmed cases.

"It is not only our individual efforts that make the difference, but the power of all of us working together that helps break the chains of transmission", they said in their joint statement.

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To date, just over 176000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC, 26,030 of which are second doses.

Mr Reid said nearly 110,000 jabs will be administered between Monday and Sunday next week.

There is a data discrepancy between Island Health and the province, based on the timing of COVID-19 results.

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