Covid-19 Update: Fri. 7th Aug. 2020 – 4 New Deaths – 98 New Cases

“Keep fighting hard against Covid-19 virus”

This evening, the Department of Health has confirmed that there have been 4 new deaths caused by this pandemic, leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,772.

However, there were 98 new additional cases reported to the Department of Health, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, now at 26,470.

Of the cases notified today, 57 are men and 38 are women and 68% are under the age of 45 years.

Residents of counties Laois, Offaly, (latter counties bordering on Co. Tipperary) and Co. Kildare will not be permitted to travel outside of their county boundaries except in limited circumstances, including to travel to and from their place of work, under plans agreed by the Government today. Perhaps Co. Meath should also have been included.

Closure of restaurants, bars, cinemas and gyms are due to come in to effect, from midnight tonight, in these restricted areas and will remain in place for 14 days.

Increased Cases by County, per the Covid-19 National Survey, over the past 3 days; Counties in alphabetical order.

Carlow 179 (Up 1 Case); Cavan 876 (Up 2 Cases); Clare 401 (unchanged); Cork 1,567 (Up 8 Cases); Donegal 476 (Up 7 Cases); Dublin 12,549; (Up 20 Cases); Galway 498 (Up 1 Case); Kerry 317 (Up 1 Case); Kildare 1,603 (Up 77 Cases); Kilkenny 357 (unchanged); Laois 305 (Up 17 Cases); Leitrim 84 (Up 1 Case); Limerick 609 (Up 7 Cases); Longford 288 (unchanged); Louth 794 (Up 2 Cases); Mayo 583 (unchanged); Meath 803 (Up 32 Cases); Monaghan 542 (unchanged); Offaly 492 (Up 31 Cases); Roscommon 346 (unchanged); Sligo 149 (Up 4 Cases); Tipperary 545 (Up 1 Case); Waterford 166 (unchanged); Westmeath 680 (Up 1 Case); Wexford 224 (Up 13 Cases) and Wicklow 712 (Up 1 Case). View HERE for further up dates.

Expect triple figures tomorrow.

Stay Safe


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