Coronavirus cases in Kilkenny increase - national death toll doubles in one day

Sian Moloughney


Sian Moloughney


Kilkenny Kilkenny Kilkenny


The number of people in Kilkenny diagnosed with coronavirus has again increased.

There are now 19 cases confirmed in the county.

Detailed county-by-county figures were released by the Department of Health, based on the cases diagnosed up to midnight on Tuesday,  March 24 - 1, 383. (The total diagnosed up to today, Thursday, is 1,819.)

Kilkenny: 19 cases

Tipperary: 27 cases

Waterford: 22 cases

Wexford: 8 cases

Laois: 9 cases

Other details revealed include:

Diagnosed cases in Ireland are 55% male and 45% female.

Of 1,383 cases diagnosed 340 people were hospitalised. 47 people were treated in intensive care units. 

321 of those diagnosed are healthcare staff.

National Figures:

255 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the country today. This brings the total diagnosed to 1,819.

10 more people have died, bringing the total to 19.