Department of Health confirms 255 new cases of Covid-19

Department of Health confirms 255 new cases of Covid-19

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

The Department of Health has confirmed that 255 new cases of Covid-19 have been diagnosed in Ireland as of midnight last night.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 30,985.

One more person diagnosed with Covid-19 has passed away.

Of the confirmed new cases, 156 are in Dublin, 22 in Waterford,13 in Donegal, 11 in Wicklow, nine in Limerick, eight in Kildare, five in Clare and the remaining 31 cases are in Carlow, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Laois, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Tipperary, Westmeath and Wexford.

129 are men and 123 are women, with 68% under the age of 45.

So far, there have been 1,784 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

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