28 cases in Donegal, restrictions in Derry and Strabane

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today notified of 28 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Donegal.

It comes on the same day that the Northern Ireland Executive  announced new restrictions for the Derry and Strabane area.

Pubs, cafes, restaurants and hotels in the Derry and Strabane council area are to be placed under new restrictions to try and curb the spread of Covid-19.


The executive agreed they will only be able to open for takeaway, delivery and outdoor dining.

It is understood the measures will come into force from next week.

Altnagelvin Hospital has suspended some services to manage Covid-19 patients.

The HPSC confirmed that 4 people with Covid-19 have died with a further 442 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

Of the cases notified today;

  • 225 are men / 217 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • 54% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 69 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 170 cases are in Dublin, 47 in Cork, 28 in Donegal, 23 in Meath, 21 in Galway, 20 in Monaghan, 14 in Clare, 12 in Roscommon, 11 in Laois, 11 in Longford, 10 in Cavan, 10 in Limerick, 10 in Tipperary, 9 in Kildare, 8 in Wicklow, 5 in Louth and 5 in Wexford with the remaining 28 cases in 9 counties

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