The Health Protection Surveillance Centre have today reported an additional 30 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in County Mayo. It marks one of the biggest day-on-day increase in case numbers in recent weeks. It brings the number of cases in Mayo over the past 14 days to 195. The 14-day incidence rate is now 149.4 in Mayo.
51 new cases were reported in Galway, with an additional 27 reported in Roscommon. There are 8 additional cases of Covid-19 in Sligo, with a further 5 in Leitrim.
As of midnight Saturday 17 October, the HPSC has been notified of 1,283 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There has now been a total of 49,962 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.