200 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed 1 month ago

200 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

The latest figures have been released.

200 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed on Saturday, while no new deaths were reported.

There has now been a total of 27,191 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland the Repubic of Ireland since the outbreak began.

56 cases were found in Dublin, 81 in Kildare, 13 in Tipperary, eight in Limerick, six in Laois, six in Galway, five in Kilkenny, five in Meath and the rest of the 20 cases are in Carlow, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Louth, Mayo, Offaly, Roscommon, Waterford and Wicklow.

Acting CMO Ronan Glynn said: "This is the largest number of cases in a single day since the beginning of May. We now have multiple clusters with secondary spread of disease and rising numbers of cases in many parts of the country.

"This is deeply concerning. NPHET will monitor this extremely closely over the coming days.

"This virus is still out there and has not gone away. COVID-19 seeks to capitalise on complacency and is just waiting for the opportunity to spread.

"I am asking everyone, especially those who are over 70 or medically vulnerable, to limit your contacts, keep your distance from other people and take extra care to heed public health advice."

Northern Ireland saw a further 65 cases of Covid-19 confirmed on Saturady, while the death toll up north remains at 558.