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COVID-19: A further 430 new COVID cases have been confirmed in Ireland, no more deaths were reported

New 430 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Ireland today. No new deaths have been reported by the health department.

The total number of cases in Ireland rose to 34,990. The death toll from COVID-19 in Ireland remains at 1,802.

The highest number of COVID cases ever confirmed in the country in recent weeks was today.

Although Dublin is locked up, it is a matter of serious concern that the cases are not declining. The number of newly confirmed cases in the capital is 212.

Of the remaining cases; 54 are in Cork, 23 in Donegal, 23 in Galway, 16 in Louth, 15 in Monaghan, 12 in Clare, 12 in Meath, 9 in Cavan, 8 in Roscommon, 7 in Wicklow, 6 in Limerick, 5in Kildare, 5 in Tipperary. And the rest 23 cases spreads across the 9 counties.

  • 222 are men and 208 are women
  • 72% are under 45 years of age
  • 40% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 59 cases have been identified as community transmission

The Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronan Glynn said that everyone should play their part in reducing the virus spread.

“We have absolutely no room for complacency. If every person, family, workplace and organisation does not play their part the situation will continue to deteriorate,” the acting CMO said.

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