10.5 C
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Louth, Leitrim and Westmeath have highest Covid-19 rates in Ireland

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confirmed that Ireland currently has a 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 of 1,160 cases per 100,000 people.

The highest rates are currently in Louth, Leitrim and Westmeath.


Of the 55,272 cases reported over the past two weeks, the source of transmission was only known in 21,505 cases.

The source of transmission was not known in 61% of cases.

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Tony Holohan confirmed that in the previous fourteen days, there was almost 55,000 cases of the virus reported in the country.


He further said the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) believes this number will further rise in the coming days.

IMAGE – “New York National Guard” by The National Guard is licensed under CC BY 2.0


Travellers without pre-travel Covid test required to enter Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Travellers who don't present a pre-travel Covid test will be required to enter Mandatory Hotel Quarantine under new laws passed by the...

NPHET considers mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for healthcare workers

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) is considering making vaccines mandatory for healthcare workers. The issue was...

People arriving in Ireland will need negative Covid test from Friday

People arriving into Ireland will need a negative Covid-19 test from Friday. Cabinet agreed that travellers can have either...

Covid-19 vaccination to be mandatory for over-60s in Greece

Greece will make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for over-60s, as cases rise across the country. Greece said they would impose...
moderate rain
10.5 ° C
11.2 °
10.2 °
93 %
100 %
11 °
7 °
4 °
9 °
6 °