74 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland
It brings the total number of cases on the island of Ireland to 434.
74 new cases of the Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Health on Wednesday.
The cases are made up of 29 females and 45 males and brings the total number of cases in Ireland to 366.
Six cases of Covid-19 have required intensive care while two people have died from the virus.
Dublin (129), Cork (48) and Limerick (14) have had the most confirmed cases while Leitrim, Laois and Monaghan are the only counties without a confirmed case.
Including figures from Northern Ireland, there are now 434 cases on the island of Ireland, with 68 of those located in Northern Ireland.
The HSE confirmed on Wednesday that 24,000 expressions of interest have been received in the 24 hours since the launch of a recruitment drive for frontline healthcare workers.
The number of Covid-19 cases worldwide has risen to over 200,000 for the first time.
Italy reported 475 new deaths from coronavirus since Tuesday, making it the highest one-day official toll of any nation since the virus was discovered in Wuhan, China last year.
The number of deaths in Italy has reached 2,978.