Ten more deaths in Ireland; Over 2,000 cases on island


Ten more people have died from Covid-19, chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan has confirmed, bringing the total number to 19.

It was also announced this evening that there are 255 more confirmed cases in the Republic, 1,819.

Earlier, three more deaths were confirmed in the North bringing their total to 10 as the number of confirmed cases on the island of Ireland surpasses 2,000.

Dublin has the most cases of Covid-19 in the country, followed by Cork.

    Useful information

  • The HSE have developed an information pack on how to protect yourself and others from coronavirus. Read it here
  • Anyone with symptoms of coronavirus who has been in close contact with a confirmed case in the last 14 days should isolate themselves from other people – this means going into a different, well-ventilated room alone, with a phone; phone their GP, or emergency department;
  • GPs Out of Hours services are not in a position to order testing for patients with normal cold and flu-like symptoms. HSELive is an information line and similarly not in a position to order testing for members of the public. The public is asked to reserve 112/999 for medical emergencies at all times.
  • ALONE has launched a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. The support line will be open seven days a week, 8am-8pm, by calling 0818 222 024

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