Covid-19 Update: Sun. 23rd Aug. 2020 – Zero New Deaths – 61 New Cases

This evening, figures from the Department of Health confirm that there have been zero new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,777.

However, there are 61 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 27,969. These totals includes the denotification of one death and three previously confirmed cases.

These figures come as Professor Sam McConkey, latter a leading expert in infectious diseases, says he anticipates more targeted localised restrictions being introduced, as the rate of community transmission continues to rise.

While no new cases are confirmed in Tipperary, of tonights cases; 39 are in Dublin, 13 in Kildare; and the remaining 9 other cases are in Cork, Kerry, Laois, Limerick, Longford and Wicklow.

Remember Stay Safe .


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