Eight more Covid-19 related deaths & a record 1276 new cases, 29 of them in Carlow & Kilkenny
19 October, 2020, 04:12
Additionally, the ministry has advised of 78 new cases of the virus over the same 24-hour period, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases nationally to 8,274. The average daily positive test rate fidgeted from 3.73% last week to 3.65% for the last seven days.
There have been 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 1,283 New confirmed cases.
There were 107 cases reported in Galway on Saturday, the largest single day rise the county has seen in the pandemic.
There is now a total of 49,962 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Government officials use current hospitalizations to decide the next action in dealing with the pandemic.
Florida's current hospitalization data does not always match the hospitalization data reported in Miami-Dade's New Normal Dashboard.
During a morning call with reporters Friday, Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey said her team is keeping a close eye on the hospital numbers.
277 people are now in hospital with Covid across the country, while 33 are in the ICU.
At 5.19%, the positivity rate of the 70,881 samples tested in the past day was lowest in over three months.
Florida positivity rate remained at 13.18%.
"Our calculation.looks at number of cases divided by number of negative tests plus number of cases". Over the last week, an average of 4.4% of test results were new positive cases. In cases per 100,000 people, Florida ranks sixth.