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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 8th Sept. 2020 – One New Death – 307 New Cases

This evening, figures from the Department of Health confirm that there has been sadly one new death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,778.

However, there are 307 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 30,080.

More than half of todays cases, (Total 182), are confirmed in Dublin; 25 of the cases are in Kildare; 19 in Limerick; 15 each in Wexford and Louth; 8 in Wicklow, 6 each in Galway, Clare and Kilkenny, with the remaining 25 cases located spread out across counties Tipperary; Cavan; Cork; Donegal; Kerry; Longford; Meath; Monaghan; Offaly; Sligo; Waterford; and Westmeath.

Of the 307 case notified today, 160 are men and 146 are women and some 73% are under the age of 45.

Last night, there are 48 confirmed cases in hospitals around the country, with six of these in intensive care units

In other Covid-19 news, it is understood government ministers have agreed that pubs that do not serve food (Wet Pubs), will be able to reopen from September 21st, 2020. However, same comes with a warning that these reopenings will be subject to local restrictions that may arise from time to time.


Please do stay safe by reducing social contacts; avoiding crowds; physically distancing; while wearing face coverings and washing your hands regularly.

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