Rise Of 51 Cases In Kerry, 811 More Cases Reported Nationally This Evening

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KERRY has seen a rise of 51 cases in the health authorities daily update this evening.

The official number of COVID-19 cases in the county rose by seven to reflect yesterday’s increase, which brings the number to 553 since the start of the pandemic with today’s 51 cases to be added tomorrow.

811 new cases over the past 24 hours confirmed nationally by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) this evening and Kerry is likely to see extra cases added tomorrow.

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190 in Dublin, 141 in Cork, 62 in Wexford, 51 in Kerry, 50 in Clare and the remaining 317 cases are spread across all remaining counties. 70% are under 45 years of age.

The number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the Republic of Ireland so far, now stands at 44,159.

There were three additional deaths from the virus reported this evening in Ireland. The total number of people who have died after contracting COVID-19 is 1,830.

Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “We have widespread community transmission in the country. The spread of COVID-19 is a whole population issue, which is why we’re appealing to every single individual, every single family, household, organisation, workplace, to act on public health advice. You are the frontline defence against this disease.”

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One Comment

  1. Close the schools, it is nonsense to have the youngsters wandering around our towns & cities at lunch times. Why are they allowed to leave the school grounds?

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