Coronavirus latest: 69 new cases confirmed in Ireland; total cases now just short of 300 

Coronavirus latest: 69 new cases confirmed in Ireland; total cases now just short of 300 
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There are 69 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland, it has been announced.

That brings the total cases in the Republic to 292.

Of the new cases, there are 29 male and 40 female, according to the National Public Health Emergency Team.

Forty-eight are associated with the east of the country, while there are 13 associated with the south, five associated with the north/west, and three in the west.

“Cooperation across the health service has never been more important and I would like to thank our colleagues in their ongoing efforts to help us to prepare for and limit the spread of Covid-19,” said Dr Tony Holohan, the chief medical officer.

There have been two deaths associated with Covid-19 in Ireland.

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