COVID-19: 29 more deaths and 137 new confirmed cases in Ireland


The Department of Health has reported another 29 Covid-19 related deaths as well as 137 new confirmed cases.

The overall death toll of the country now stands at 1,404.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country now stands at 22,385.

According to Dr Tony Holohan, the reproduction number is between 0.5-0.6.

Chair of the NPHET (National Public Health Emergency Team) ‘Professor Philip Nolan stated that the number of ICU admissions, new cases and deaths is on the decline and has been for over a week.