Covid-19 latest: 44 more deaths; 388 new cases

Covid-19 latest: 44 more deaths; 388 new cases
Pictured Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health Dr. Tony Holohan at the nightly briefing in the Department of Health. Photo: Sam Boal/

The Department of Health has announced the death of a further 44 people diagnosed with Covid-19.

There have now been 730 Covid-19 deaths in the Republic of Ireland.

Of the most recent deaths, 33 people had underlying conditions.

Today's figures show that there are 287 clusters in long-term residential settings, with 176 clusters in nursing homes.

502 people have died in residential settings and 427 people have died in nursing homes.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has also been informed of 388 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, as of 1pm today.

There are now 16,040 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country.

It was also announced that 111,584 tests have been carried out and completed as of midnight on Monday.

Over the past week, 20,822 tests were carried out with 4,025 positive. A positivity rate of 19%.

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