57 new Covid-19 cases confirmed, no new deaths 1 month ago

57 new Covid-19 cases confirmed, no new deaths

The latest figures have been released.

57 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in the Republic of Ireland on Monday, while no new deaths were reported.

Since the outbreak of the virus in the country, there has been a total of 26,768 confirmed cases and 1,772 deaths.

19 of Monday's cases are located in Kildare, 11 in Dublin, 10 in Offaly, seven in Limerick and the rest are spread across a number of counties (Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry and Wicklow).

29 of the cases are among men, while 28 are women. 70% of the cases recorded on Monday are found in people under 45 years old.

31 are associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of confirmed cases, while eight cases are related to community transmission.

Monday also saw news emerge that the Republic of Ireland currently has 12 people in hospital with Covid-19.

The patients are in eight hospitals - in Kilkenny, the Mater, Tallaght University Hospital, University Hospital Limerick, Beaumont, Cavan, Drogheda and Naas.

Earlier on Monday, Northern Ireland recorded 76 cases of Covid-19, as well as one Covid-related death.