Latest: Ten deaths, 64 new Covid-19 cases in Ireland

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 10 people with Covid-19 have died.

There have now been a total 1,543 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of 11am Sunday 17 May, the HPSC has been notified of 64 new confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 24,112 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.


There are now a total of 475 confirmed cases in Donegal, a rise of one (474) on the previous day’s figure.

Worringly though, there has been a spike in the number of suspected Covid-19 patients in Letterkenny University Hospital. At 8pm on Saturday night there were 28 patients being treated in LUH with suspected Covid with a further 12 confirmed coronavirus patients receiving treatment in Letterkenny.

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 146 0.6
Cavan 781 3.3
Clare 314 1.3
Cork 1352 5.6
Donegal 475 2
Dublin 11666 48.8
Galway 418 1.7
Kerry 307 1.3
Kildare 1361 5.7
Kilkenny 298 1.2
Laois 253 1.1
Leitrim 79 0.3
Limerick 601 2.5
Longford 277 1.2
Louth 739 3.1
Mayo 547 2.3
Meath 778 3.2
Monaghan 480 2
Offaly 459 1.9
Roscommon 301 1.3
Sligo 129 0.5
Tipperary 523 2.2
Waterford 146 0.6
Westmeath 655 2.7
Wexford 212 0.9
Wicklow 656 2.7

*All statistics measured at midnight on Friday 15 May.


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