Twelve new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in Co Clare.
In what is the second highest daily increase of new cases in the county, Clare has recorded an additional 12 positive cases of COVID-19. Data from March 2nd detailed an increase of 19 daily cases, daily tallies had for the most part been in single figures throughout the month.
Subsequently, Clare’s 14 day incidence rate per 100k of the population is up to 64 making it the seventh lowest in the country.
On Sunday, NPHET stated that 604 more cases of the virus were known across the country. 224 are in Dublin, 45 in Donegal, 36 in Kildare, 34 in Limerick, 26 in Tipperary and the remaining 239 cases are spread across 20 other counties.
An additional 13 deaths related to the virus have been notified to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC).
A slight increase in COVID-19 critical care patients has been noted. 66 persons are in ICUs, up two in the space of 24 hours. As of 8am today, 322 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, 18 of which were admitted in the past 24 hours.
211,223 persons have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as of March 25th (Thursday).