Saturday, November 21, 2020


Fewer than five cases of Covid-19 have been reported in County Roscommon this evening and just three cases were added yesterday evening, according to the latest statistics. This brings County Roscommon’s Covid-19 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of population to 158. The county has now recorded 102 cases of Covid-19 in the 14 days leading to midnight on November 20th. While the county still has the fourth highest incidence rate per 100,000 of population, behind Donegal, Limerick and Louth, this could fall sharply in the coming days if the county continues to record the same levels seen today and yesterday.

Nationally 4 additional deaths related to Covid-19 have been notified and 344 confirmed cases of the virus.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 156 are men and 185 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 32 years old
  • 127 in Dublin, 46 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 22 in Donegal, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 2 p.m. today, 269 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 32 are in ICU. There have been 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

In adjoining counties Leitrim has again recorded no cases this evening; Mayo had 5; while Sligo, Longford, Westmeath and Galway had all fewer than 5.


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