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Coronavirus: Three deaths in Republic of Ireland, six new cases

Three more people have lost their lives to coronavirus in the Republic of Ireland

Three more people have died with Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland, the National Public Health Emergency Team said.

The death toll now stands at 1,738.

A further six people have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing that total since the start of the pandemic to 25,477.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said the National Public Health Emergency Team is still advising against all non-essential travel. Read more

Meanwhile, in Northern Ireland one more confirmed case has been reported but no new deaths. It is also the fifth day in a row that there are no Covid-19 patients in ICU.

The number of people who died after testing positive for coronavirus is 551 while the number of people who tested positive stands at 5,761.

There are 26 confirmed outbreaks of coronavirus in care homes with a further 15 suspected outbreaks.

 

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