Covid-19: 61 Deaths, 2,488 New Cases

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Covid-19: 61 Deaths, 2,488 New Cases

The Department of Health has been notified of 2,488 new cases and 61 more deaths from Covid 19 in Ireland.

The number of people now in ICU is 210, which is an increase of 8 from yesterday’s figures.

This brings the total number of deaths associated with the disease to 2,768 and the total number of Covid-19 cases to 179,324.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan reiterated this evening that : “You should not meet up with friends or loved ones, unless you are caring for them.”

“If you go out for exercise, you need to stay within 5km from your home, wear a face covering where appropriate and wash your hands when you return home to protect yourself from infection.”