Manitowoc County Health Department COVID-19 Reports Continue to Look Promising

Andrew Cummings
February 18, 2021

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 57 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Monaghan has the highest incidence rate in the country at 420 cases per 100,000, followed by Offaly at 369 and Dublin at 352.

There are now 434 people with Covid-19 being treated in hospitals across Northern Ireland - 53 of them in intensive care and 45 on ventilators.

THERE are 49 new cases of Covid-19 in Limerick, it has been confirmed this Thursday evening.


Yesterday, HSE CEO Paul Reid said hospitalisations and ICU numbers have fallen below the peak of the first wave in 2020, but cautioned that "the downward slope out of this is proving to be much slower than we would all like".

Six more people who tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland have died in the last 24-hour reporting period, according to the Department of Health. It's the 15th straight day the county's new case count was in double digits.

He said positivity rates at community testing sites ranged from 16 per cent to 20 per cent.

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While latest figures show 280,581 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, as of February 15th. There were only 13 new cases of the virus on Monday and 21 on Sunday.

Meanwhile, over the last two weeks 37 children under the age of 12 have been hospitalised as a result of Covid-19. An additional 342 cases were confirmed.

They say there were 130 people in intensive care, a drop of four.


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