Latest: 87% of confirmed Covid-19 cases have recovered

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 11 people with Covid-19 have died.

There have now been a total 1,571* Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of 11am Wednesday 20th May the HPSC has been notified of 64 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 24,315 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.


The figures for Donegal remains at 477 confirmed cases.

Dr. Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “To date, 87% of confirmed cases diagnosed with Covid-19 have recovered. This is very positive news but should not deflect from the impact this disease has had on individuals and families. In addition, it does not change the risk for any one individual who is diagnosed with the disease today, or in the future.

“Public health advice is there to provide everyone with the best protection possible. Please follow it and continue to protect yourself and each other.”


Cases by county

Note: The Health Protection Surveillance Centre have advised that in the process of validating data and reviewing addresses, cases may be reassigned to another county.

County Number of cases % of total
Carlow 149 0.6
Cavan 802 3.3
Clare 315 1.3
Cork 1376 5.7
Donegal 477 2
Dublin 11733 48.5
Galway 445 1.8
Kerry 308 1.3
Kildare 1379 5.7
Kilkenny 307 1.3
Laois 254 1
Leitrim 82 0.3
Limerick 610 2.5
Longford 279 1.2
Louth 745 3.1
Mayo 558 2.3
Meath 787 3.3
Monaghan 485 2
Offaly 468 1.9
Roscommon 308 1.3
Sligo 129 0.5
Tipperary 528 2.2
Waterford 148 0.6
Westmeath 656 2.7
Wexford 217 0.9
Wicklow 657 2.7

*All statistics measured at midnight on Monday 18 May.



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