A FURTHER 334 new cases of Covid-19 have been validated in Ireland, the Department of Health has actually said this night.
174 of the brand-new cases are in Dublin. There have actually now been a total of 33,444 cases of Covid-19 validated in Ireland.
In a statement, the department likewise said there have been no additional deaths in individuals who were validated to have Covid-19
The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is 1,792
Somewhere else in the figures, there were 34 new cases confirmed in Cork, 30 in Kildare, 18 in Donegal, 10 in Galway, 10 in Louth, 6 in Clare, six in Mayo, 6 in Meath, 6 in Roscommon, six in Waterford and five in Limerick.
The staying 23 cases were spread out across 11 counties.
Over half of today’s brand-new cases (53%) are related to break outs or are close contacts of a verified case. A further 55 of the cases have actually been identified as neighborhood transmission.
Over seven in 10 (72%) these days’s cases remain in people under the age of45
In a statement, acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn pointed out that in spite of accounting for just a quarter of the population, 15-34 year olds have represented 40%of cases in the previous two months.
He prompted people in this age, in specific, to continue following the public health recommendations.
Dr Glynn said: “For teenagers and individuals in their 20 s and 30 s in particular, I understand that what has actually been, and is being asked of you once again is amazing. This pandemic has actually effected on your education, your employment, your relationships and your social lives. The large bulk have actually done the best thing– have actually heeded public health suggestions and kept themselves and their households safe.
” However the illness is continuing to spread disproportionately among more youthful people at present. Therefore, I am asking you to stick with this and continue to follow the general public health suggestions.
” Be a role design for others.
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