14 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Clare; 988 Nationally

14 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clare this evening with 988 new cases confirmed nationwide.

Clare’s incidence rate of 140.6 per 100,000 people is the seventh lowest in the country.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 26 additional deaths related to COVID-19.


24 of these deaths occurred in February, 1 in January and 1 in October.

The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 58-98 years.

There has been a total of 4,135 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Friday 19th February, the HPSC has been notified of 988 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 214,378* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

As of 8am today, 719 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 149 are in ICU. 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of February 17th, 310,900 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 197,609 people have received their first dose
  • 113,291 people have received their second dose