The Department of Health has confirmed 814 new cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 42,528.
Further two deaths were confirmed in Ireland today. This brings the death toll from COVID to 1826.
Of the cases notified today:
- 432 are men, 381are women
- 70% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 32
- 226 cases were confirmed in Dublin.
- 77 in Cork and 64 in Galway. Fifty six were recorded in Donegal, with 48 in Meath and the remaining 343 cases spread across the rest of the counties.
Although the country is currently under Level 3 control, the number of cases is increasing day by day. More than 1000 cases were reported in Ireland yesterday.
There are currently 204 Covid-19 patients in hospital, of which 30 are in ICU. There have been 16 more people hospitalised in the last 24 hours.
“Keep your social contacts to an absolute minimum and keep physical distance when you need to be out of your home,” Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan said.