Two more Covid 19 deaths reported in the Republic

Two more people with Covid-19 have died in the Republic of Ireland, with the death toll now standing at 1,748.

14 new cases have been confirmed this evening, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 25,683. None of the new cases were in Donegal.

North of the border, there have been no new Covid-19 related deaths, and nine new cases reported.

The death toll in Northern Ireland remains at 556, with the total number of cases now 5,799.

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Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

 

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 2 people with COVID-19 have died.

There has now been a total of 1,748 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Tuesday 14th July, the HPSC has been notified of 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 25,683* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “The National Public Health Emergency Team met yesterday (Tuesday 14th July) and will meet again on Thursday (16th July) to review Ireland’s ongoing response and preparedness to COVID-19.

“We are at a sensitive stage in the pandemic - this requires caution and collective effort to hold firm and keep the virus suppressed in the community. Continue to follow public health advice.”

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community.