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Glimmer of hope in coronavirus numbers, but caution urged

Positive signals as growth rates fall, but peak predictions are potentially dangerous

12th April, 2020
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According to an analysis by the , average growth rates which calculate the rate at which key metrics are increasing have dropped to a third of what they were since the lockdown began

While the total case numbers, hospitalisations, ICU admissions and fatalities continue to rise, there were glimmers of hope amid the Covid-19 crisis in Ireland last week as growth rates began to slow.

According to an analysis by the Business Post, average growth rates which calculate the rate at which key metrics are increasing have dropped to a third of what they were since the lockdown began.

ICU admissions, which had been growing by...

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