Just one Covid-19 case reported in Cork in over two weeks

Just one Covid-19 case reported in Cork in over two weeks

Just one additional case of Covid-19 has been reported from Cork in the period between June 15th and June 30th.

Just one additional case of Covid-19 has been reported from Cork in the period between June 15th and June 29th.

Latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show 1,536 cases of Covid-19 had been reported in Cork from the beginning of the outbreak up to June 29th, a figure that has remained stable since June 27th.

Prior to that date, there had not been any additional cases of Covid-19 reported in Cork for 11 days.

Nationally, 151 cases of Covid-19 have been reported between June 15th and June 30th.

Thirty seven people with Covid-19 around the country have lost their lives in the same period.

The latest HPSC data shows that Cork has reported the second highest number of Covid-19 cases nationally and accounts for just over 6 per cent of all cases of Covid-19 reported in Ireland since the beginning of the outbreak.

Of 1,687 clusters or outbreaks of the disease reported nationally, 186 of these have been reported in the HSE South region which comprises Cork and Kerry.

The majority of these, 108, have been reported from private houses.

Meanwhile, latest HSE data shows that last night, 19 people with Covid-19 were being cared for at hospitals around the country including one person at Cork University Hospital (CUH).

A further 131 people with suspected Covid-19 were receiving hospital care including three patients at the Mercy University Hospital and one person at CUH.

Twelve people with Covid-19 were receiving treatment at critical care units in eight hospitals, seven of which were ventilated.

Two people with Covid-19 were being treated at the critical care unit at the Mercy hospital with one person receiving care at CUH.

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