Covid-19 latest: 939 new cases confirmed of which 96 are in Cork

Covid-19 latest: 939 new cases confirmed of which 96 are in Cork

A Covid-19 sign at Washington Street in Cork. Picture: Denis Minihane.

The Department of Health has confirmed that 939 new cases of Covid-19 have been diagnosed in Ireland as of midnight last night.

This brings the number of confirmed cases in the country to 58,067.

Three new Covid-19 related deaths have occurred today, bringing the death toll to 1,885.

Of the new cases, 262 are in Dublin, 96 in Cork, 61 in Meath, 53 in Galway, 51 in Donegal and the remaining 413 cases are spread across all remaining counties.

444 are men and 483 are women, with 66% under the age of 45.

As of 2pm today, 341 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 38 are in ICU. 

There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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