Three further Covid-19 deaths confirmed, 357 new cases 2 months ago

Three further Covid-19 deaths confirmed, 357 new cases

This is the highest daily figure since May.

Three further Covid-19 deaths have been confirmed, as well as 357 new cases.

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Tuesday evening's figures mean that the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland is 31,549, while the death toll is 1,787.

185 of today's cases are men, while 172 are women.

63% of the cases are people under 45 years of age, and 38% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case.

218 of Tuesday's cases are in Dublin, while 18 are in Louth, 12 in Waterford, 11 in Kildare, nine in Cork, eight in Kerry, eight in Limerick, eight in Meath, seven in Westmeath, six in Wicklow, five in Offaly, five in Roscommon, five in Mayo, five in Tipperary, and the remaining 32 cases in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Donegal, Galway, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo, Wexford.

Longford is the only county not to report a case today.

There are currently 13 confirmed cases of the virus in the ICU across the country, while 68 people are believed to be in hospital with Covid-19.

Ireland's 14-day incidence rate also stands at 48.5 cases per 100,000 people, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

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This news comes just minutes after it was announced that the Dáil will be adjourned for a week as the entire Cabinet has to self-isolate.