DUBLIN: No new deaths were reported in Ireland yesterday. Meanwhile, 821 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).
Therefore, the death toll from COVID-19 in the country stands at 3,948, while the total number of confirmed cases is now 210,402.
Of the cases confirmed yesterday, 70% are under 45 years of age.
Dublin registered highest number of COVID cases (333) yesterday. Of the remaining cases, 91 were in Galway, 53 in Limerick, 41 in Kildare, 38 in Meath and the rest 265 cases were spread across all other counties.
A total of 916 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 157 are in ICU.
Professor Philip Nolan said the positivity rate (6%) of COVID-19 in Ireland is still very high.
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