The National Public Health Emergency Team (NFET) reported new Kovid-19 cases for the second day in a row.
A total of 1,205 cases were reported on Thursday, up from 1,084 reported on Wednesday. Enfet on Thursday also reported the deaths of three people infected with Kovid-19. This brings the total death toll in the Republic to 1,838.
Of the cases on Thursday, 288 were in Dublin, 173 in Cork, 123 m, 97 in Galway and 63 in Cavan, and the remaining 461 cases were reported in all the remaining countries.
As of 2 p.m., 241 Kovid-19 patients had been admitted to the hospital, 29 of whom were in the intensive care unit (ICU). There have been 24 additional hospitals in the last 24 hours.
The average age of the cases was 34 years and 71 per cent were under 45 years.
The chief medical officer said the situation had worsened since last week. Tony Holohan said. The national disease is 206.7 per lakh population.
The number of cases reported last week rose by 82 per cent to 6,382 from 3,514 in the previous seven days.
The positive rate for the last 7 days is now 6.2 per cent, which is on the rise.
The 14-day incidence in people aged 65 and over rose from 92.9 per 100,000 population on October 7 to 125 on October 14 per 100,000 population.
Exponential Growth Modeling The number of hospital admissions is increasing faster than predicted. This indicates a rapidly deteriorating disease pathway nationally, ”he said.
Chair of the Enfet Epidemiological Modeling Advisory Group Prof. Philip Nolan said the number of reproductions appears to have increased, and is now 1.4 nationally. If the current trend continues, he predicts that by October 31, the number of reported cases will reach 400 out of 1,800 – 2,500 cases.
Eleven cats have more than 300 14-day events per 100,000 population, with 11 occurring more than 200, Drs. Holohan said.
“The situation has improved for the last 10 days and there is a possibility of speeding up the cases,” he said. Nolan said.
He said the problem was universal. “There are no acceptable diseases in any country, and very few have confirmed it.”
He added that when Dublin stabilized last week, the number of cases there was on the rise again.
According to Professor Nolan, the number of people between the ages of 19 and 24 is three times higher than the number of people between the ages of 25 and 34.
He also expressed grave concern about the two- to three-fold increase in the incidence of the disease in people over 65 years of age.
“The situation is deteriorating” beyond what we expected a few weeks ago, “he said. Holohan said.
Enfet, which met on Thursday to advise the government to consider the situation, said officials had refused to disclose in advance the ministers’ consideration.
Officials said they are preparing guidelines on how bubbles will work in homes with current restrictions.
Level 4 ‘Possibility but not inevitability’
The latest figures show that the state will have to move to higher level 4 restrictions to prevent the spread of the corona virus, but more Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said it was “not necessary”.
Harris said he expects the “enhanced Level 3” measures to affect growing broadcasts.
The government on Wednesday night announced a nationwide ban on visiting homes or gardens in almost all situations except for caring for children, the elderly and the infirm.
Kawan, Monaghan and Donegal have also announced that they will move to the fourth floor of the government’s Living with Kovid project from midnight on Thursday to November 10th.
Under Level 4, people will no longer have visitors to their homes, the maximum number of people attending a wedding will be six, unnecessary retail sales will end, and all non-essential workers will have to work from home, Tavosech Michael Martin announced the move. He said construction and erection would continue under the right conditions.
Under the new 23 Level 3 restrictions, people will be able to meet in groups of two to six people in door-to-door settings away from homes and gardens. The current exemption that allows clubs to play championship games behind closed doors has been removed, and sports teams will be told they cannot train if they cannot keep up with the social distance.
Kawan, Monaghan and Donegal will move to the fourth floor of the government’s Living with Kovid project from midnight on Thursday to November 10th.
Speaking at a Newstock breakfast on Thursday, Harris said he was “deeply concerned” about the rising number of Kovid-19 cases but did not “buy” the idea that the country must go to the fourth floor. “We can overcome this. ”
Harris said Level 3 would work if everyone followed the three specific steps. The measures were for people to work from home; To reduce home visits and face masks.
Harris said the government would take further action if necessary, but he hoped that the Level 3 improved measures would be followed.
Some hospitals are already using their intensive care capacity HSE chief executive Paul Reid said the company was facing an increase in cases in Kovid-19.
Cork University Hospital, Letterkenny and Cavan Hospitals have recently exceeded their normal ICU capacity.
Kovid-19 hospital admissions are up 62 percent from October 6. The hospital had 142 patients last week.
The test said the health service could perform one lakh Kovid tests a week, conducted 103,000 tests last week and completed 99,000 lab results.
“We will always meet the demand (for testing),” he told RTE Radio’s News at One. He said more than 15,000 trials were being conducted every day and that it was now around 18,000.
The growing number of nursing homes is also a cause for concern, but Reid said it is impossible to “put a ring of steel” around nursing homes. He said it was up to the public to reform their behavior.
The Chief Clinical Officer of HSE, Dr. It should not be the same standard of service ”.
He said the border was not being used as a yardstick and the focus was on communities, adding that some communities were “out of bounds” and that broadcasting in the community needed to be disrupted.
Tao Tzu, who announced the new regulations on Wednesday, said there were “concerns about the full implementation of Level 3”, including people going to work, retail and personal services slipping, and people going to each other’s homes.
Martin said, “I know how difficult this is for everyone, and I understand the deep frustration people feel.”
“We are on a journey infected with this virus and we have reached a very difficult stage in that journey,” Martin said. He said the number of infections was very high.
He said the information from Northern Ireland was “very worrying” and that talks with Stonemont would continue in the coming days.