11 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clare this evening with 738 new cases confirmed nationwide.
Clare’s incidence rate of 149.8 per 100,000 people is the ninth lowest in the country.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 13 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
10 of these deaths occurred in February, 1 occurred in January, 1 occurred in October and 1 date of death remains under investigation.
The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 55 – 92 years.
There has been a total of 4,313 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday 26th February, the HPSC has been notified of 738 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 218,980 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.