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No Additional Deaths & 381 New Covid 19 Cases Confirmed This Evening.

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30 of the new cases are in Co. Kildare.

The Department of Health has confirmed 381 new cases of Covid-19 and no further deaths.

188 cases are in Dublin, 39 are in Donegal, 30 in Kildare, 13 in Limerick, 13 in Cork, 13 in Tipperary, 13 in Westmeath and the remaining 72 cases are spread across 15 other counties.


31 of the 124 Covid patients in hospital are receiving intensive care, while the 5-day moving average of cases now stands at 425.

Word Health Organisation spokesperson Dr Margaret Harris says people still need to be cautious as the country starts to reopen:

 

County

Today's cases (to
midnight 09MAY2021)

5 day moving average
(04MAY2021 – 09MAY2021)

14-Day incidence
rate per 100,000
population (26APR2021
to 09MAY2021)

New Cases during
last 14 days (26APR2021
to 09MAY2021)

Ireland

381

425.4

129

6,144

Donegal

39

28

260.7

415

Kildare

30

34

250.8

558

Westmeath

13

11

201.6

179

Dublin

188

202

190.3

2,564

Roscommon

5

10

164.2

106

Meath

<5

15

142.5

278

Cavan

0

6

137.8

105

Tipperary

13

7

118.5

189

Monaghan

5

6

114

70

Limerick

13

14

110.3

215

Louth

<5

7

105.5

136

Offaly

<5

4

97.5

76

Longford

0

1

93

38

Carlow

7

3

89.6

51

Cork

13

33

86.4

469

Wicklow

9

6

82.9

118

Galway

11

9

75.2

194

Waterford

6

5

74.9

87

Leitrim

0

1

65.5

21

Wexford

12

9

49.4

74

Laois

<5

3

41.3

35

Kilkenny

<5

3

40.3

40

Clare

<5

4

39.6

47

Mayo

<5

3

36

47

Sligo

0

0

18.3

12

Kerry

<5

2

13.5

20

The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers. age of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers

  • 7-day incidence rate is 61.30
  • 5-day moving average is 425.40

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