There has now a total of 49,962 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Ireland since the beginning of the pandemic.
Another Manatee County resident has died from COVID-19, according to the latest data from the Florida Department of Health, while 50 more residents have tested positive.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, patients with confirmed COVID-19 have mild to severe respiratory problems, with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath.
The OHA indicated three deaths due to the coronavirus in its Saturday report.
The ministry also reported that of 176 persons now hospitalised for the virus, 17 are classified as being moderately ill, while 15 are classified as being critically ill. But the county's doing well compared to others having had the country's third lowest rise and it's in the bottom three for the five day moving average while it had the least number of cases in the 14 day incidence rate to midnight Friday (16th October).
The county also saw an increase in the provisional daily average that is calculated each week.
The number of tests administered since the outbreak increased from 115,498 to 115,834. All the South Florida counties were down from 10 a.m. Saturday: Miami-Dade down three to 253; Broward down two to 176; Palm Beach down seven to 94; Monroe was down one to seven.
870 cases (7% of all cases) and 138 deaths were among residents and staff of long-term care facilities in Manatee.
Of the cases reported Sunday, 38 were probable and 390 were from the state lab. Non-resident deaths remained at 201.