Wexford has today seen one of its largest coronavirus spikes since the pandemic began…
Wexford Weekly can confirm that Wexford saw an increase of 22 new and confirmed cases yesterday [Sunday]. It has also now been revealed by Virgin Media News that Wexford had accounted for 34 cases out of today’s [Monday] numbers.
Today [Monday], the HPSC has been notified of 825 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the Republic of Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
426 are men / 392 are women
78% are under 45 years of age
the median age is 30 years old
254 in Dublin, 147 in Cork, 39 in Cavan, 38 in Donegal, 37 in Kildare, 34 in Wexford and the remaining 310 cases are spread across 20 other counties.
It means from the 28 September to 11 October, Wexford has now recorded 194 positive Covid-19 cases.
At the time of writing, Wexford also has one of the highest positivity rates [7.1%] in the Republic of Ireland in the past seven days, as per data released by the Department of Health and journalist Richard Chambers.
Meanwhile, another Covid-19 test centre has been set up in county Wexford as a result of the climbing positive cases in the county recently.
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