Kildare accounts for18of the85 new coronavirus cases confirmed on Thursday night by the Department of Health.
The dive is the greatest daily boost given that May and has specialists fearing that the virus could soon spiral out of control.
11 of the cases were in Dublin which has actually been the epicentre of Ireland’s pandemic considering that it started.
Counties that had actually been seeing much fewer cases nevertheless have also seen a rise in the latest spike.
Clare’s figures increased by 9 having actually formerly been weeks without a new case.
Limerick, again considered as nearly coronavirus totally free, saw a burst of 7 brand-new cases while Meath rose by four.
The other 46 cases have been spread among other counties while some might not have been provided a precise location right now.
It is comprehended that between 30-40 of the brand-new cases were associated with break outs at a dogfood factory in Kildare
This outbreak is likewise related to clusters in two direct arrangement centres where some of the workers are living.
Dr Ronan Glynn said on Friday morning that much of the cases relate to loved ones visiting each other in different parts of the country.