344 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Nationally; 7 In Clare

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 2,022 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Friday 20th November, the HPSC has been notified of 344 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,143* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.


Of the cases notified today;

  • 156 are men / 185 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 32 years old
  • 127 in Dublin, 46 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 22 in Donegal, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

Of today’s cases, 7 are in Clare. Clare’s 14-day incidence rate of the virus now sits at 90.1 per 100,000 population, below the national average of 113.3.

As of 2pm today 269 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 32 are in ICU. 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.