Less than five new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clare this evening with 543 new cases confirmed nationwide.
Clare’s incidence rate of 87.5 per 100,000 people is the eighth lowest in the country.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 16 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
3 deaths occurred in March, 12 in February, 1 in January.
The median age of those who died was 88 years and the age range was 59 – 96 years.
As of 8am today, 340 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 85 are in ICU. 15 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.