One more new case of Covid-19 has been confirmed in Co. Donegal, the Department of Health reports.
There have now been 505 cases of the virus in the county since the outbreak began.
The number of people currently affected by the virus and the location of cases is not reported by the Department of Health. The total number of new cases is valid to midnight on Sunday 16 August.
A total of 29 cases have been confirmed in Donegal in the past 14 days up to Sunday.
Health officials have confirmed one new death and 190 new cases of Covid-19 across the country today.
Of the cases, 48 are in Kildare, 46 in Dublin, 38 in Tipperary, 20 in Limerick, 7 in Clare and the rest of the 31 cases are in Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Laois, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.
The latest update comes amid new Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings and sporting events.
Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said:
“As we learn to live with this disease, we need to strike a balance between enjoying our lives and behaving responsibly. By reducing our social contacts and following the public health advice we can suppress this virus.
“To keep our shops, hotels, restaurants and sporting activities open, we need every household to play its part and every workplace and organisation to provide a safe environment so that we can protect our loved ones, safeguard the most vulnerable, protect our health services and ensure children get back to school in the coming weeks.”