Department of Health
Published at 23 March 2020
Last updated 23 March 2020
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The National Public Health Emergency Team has done an analysis of the 712 cases notified as at midnight Saturday, 21 March 2020:
The data reveals:
Of those for whom transmission status is known:
Research conducted on behalf of the Department of Health shows that more than 93% of the population are washing their hands more often as a result of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The nationally representative online survey of 1,270 adults conducted today, and which will
be conducted twice weekly, reveals:
If you are experiencing symptoms, such as fever and cough, self isolate and call your GP who will guide you.
*All statistics measured at midnight on Saturday 21 March.
In the event that a person tests positive for COVID-19 and hasn't been abroad or had contact with another confirmed case in Ireland, that's known as community transmission.
In the event that a person who tests positive for COVID-19 can be linked to another confirmed case in Ireland, that's known as local transmission.
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