Latest figures Coronavirus Ireland: No new deaths but 1,025 new cases of Covid-19 announced
There has been 1,025 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland but no new deaths, the Department of Health confirmed this evening.
There is now a total of 57,128 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland with 1,882 related deaths.
Of the cases notified today, 508 are men and 506 are women. A total of 71 percent of those infected are under 45 years of age - with a median age of 31 years old.
Of those who contracted the virus, 255 cases are in Dublin, 147 in Cork, 77 in Galway, 54 in Kildare, 53 in Donegal and the remaining 439 cases are spread across 21 counties.
As of 2pm today, 315 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 38 are in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “If you’re a confirmed case, have had a test or have symptoms of COVID-19, you must self-isolate for 10 days. If you live with a case or have been told you’re a close contact, you must restrict your movements for 14 days. Everyone else should stay at home, unless for essential reasons or for exercise within 5km of where you live.”