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Third day in a row with less than 5 new COVID-19 cases in Clare

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Less than five new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the daily figures provided by the Department of Health.

A total of 226 new cases of the virus are known across the country with 64 in Dublin, 41 in Donegal, 23 in Tipperary, 13 in Limerick, 12 in Louth, 12 in Wicklow, and the remaining 61 in 16 other counties.

For the third day in succession, there are less than five new cases in Co Clare. There have been 99 new cases over the past fortnight while the county’s 14 day incidence rate per 100k of the population is at 83.3 which is comfortably below the national rate of 107.8.

An additional six deaths related to Coronavirus have been notified to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

As of 2pm today 292 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 36 are in ICU. 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, TheJournal.ie and The42.ie. A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to - paraic@clareecho.ie

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