ACCORDING to the latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre Waterford now has the third highest incidence rate of Covid-19 in the country. In the last 7 days there have been 425 cases of covid reported in Waterford, which is an incidence rate of 365.8 per 100k. Only Longford and Carlow have a higher incidence rate at the moment.
The number of patients with the virus in University Hospital Waterford is also on the rise. There are currently 9 patients with covid in the hospital and one patient in intensive care.