THERE have been 307 new cases of Covid-18 confirmed in the Republic of Ireland.
Health officials say that one more patient who had contracted the coronavirus has died.
At least one of today’s new cases is in Donegal.
Ireland’s cumulative number of positive cases since the outbreak has now passed 30,000. There have now been 30,080 cases.
The one additional death brings the country’s death toll from Covid-19 to 1,778.
Today’s figure is the highest daily figure of cases since the middle of May.
Dr. Ronan Glynn, the acting Chief Medical Officer, said: “I urge everyone to follow the public health advice and keep your distance. Do not underestimate the risks associated with any of your interactions, including with your family, friends or work colleagues.
“Now is not a time to let down your guard – assume that you or those that you meet may be infectious and act accordingly.”
Of today’s cases, 182 are in Dublin, 25 in Kildare, 19 in Limerick, 15 in Wexford, 15 in Louth, eight in Wicklow, six in Galway, six in Clare, six in Kilkenny and the remaining 25 cases are located in Cavan, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath.Tags: