Six more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 675 new cases

Six more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 675 new cases

There have been 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.


Six more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has reported.

The HPSC were also notified of a further 675 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

199 cases are in Dublin, 104 in Cork, 67 in Meath, 50 in Limerick, 41 in Kildare and the remaining 214 cases are spread across another 20 counties.


As of 2pm on Wednesday, 328 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 41 are in ICU.


There have been 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.


Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “Everyone must be aware of the actions they should take if they have symptoms or are awaiting a test or if they are a contact of a confirmed case.


“If you have symptoms of Covid-19, you must self isolate and phone your GP for further advice.


“If you have been referred for a test or are awaiting a test result, you must self isolate.

“If you are a confirmed case of Covid-19 you must self isolate for 10 days.


“If you are identified or have identified yourself as a close contact of a confirmed case, you must restrict your movements.


“Stay informed on the public health advice around Covid-19 and be prepared to protect yourself and those around you.”