390 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland 3 weeks ago

390 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

No new deaths have been reported.

390 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland by the Department of Health with 209 of the new cases were reported in Dublin..

It takes the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland to 35,377.

A quarter of all new cases of Covid-19 in the last two weeks have been among younger people aged between 15 and 24.

No new deaths have been reported.

209 of the cases are in Dublin, 27 are in Cork, 22 are in Donegal, 21 are in Galway, 14 are in Kildare, 14 are in Monaghan, seven in Roscommon, seven are in Tipperary, seven are in Waterford, seven are in Wexford, six are in Limerick, six are in Longford, five are in Laois, five are in Meath, five are in Offaly, five are in Sligo and the remaining 23 cases in 8 counties.

Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “I am asking everyone, but particularly those living and working in Cork, Galway, Monaghan and Roscommon, to adhere to the public health advice.

"There is still time to get the virus back under control in these areas, break the chains of transmission and stop the spread of this highly infectious disease in these communities.

"We know the key actions to take to stay safe, by keeping a 2m distance, reducing your social contacts, wearing a face mask, covering coughs and sneezes and staying at home and contacting your GP if you start to feel unwell, you are doing everything you can to take care of yourself and those around you.”

In Northern Ireland, 220 new cases of Covid-19 were also confirmed on Monday.

There were no further deaths reported in the north.