Leitrim GP says county’s Covid 19 rate should stabilise as Roscommon records seven new cases

A Carrick on Shannon GP says he expects the number of cases of Covid 19 to stabilise in the county the coming week.

After a spike of 26 new cases in the county in the first two weeks of September, the numbers have stabilised, there were two new cases of Covid 19 reported in the county in today’s figures, the first positive results since last Tuesday.

There are now 111 confirmed cases of the virus since March – the lowest in the country.

Dr Jonathon Egan says people are keeping their social interactions to a minimum and within the guidelines.

Meanwhile in Roscommon there are seven new cases of Covid 19, as of the details released today.

There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.

There has now been a total of 1,792 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Sunday, 20 September, the HPSC has been notified of 188 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 33,121 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

19 cases have been identified as community transmission, 76 cases are in Dublin, 25 in Cork, 21 in Donegal, 16 in Kildare, 13 in Galway, 7 in Roscommon and 7 in Waterford, with the remaining 23 cases spread across 12 counties.