There have now been a total 1,650* Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Sunday, 31 May, the HPSC has been notified of 77 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 25,062 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
The figure for Donegal is 477 confirmed cases, the same as it has been for the past eleven days.
Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Health, commented: “We have now had more than 25,000 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and while 90% of patients have recovered, more than 3,285 people have been hospitalised and sadly 1,650 have died.
“Covid-19 is a new disease, for which we have no vaccine and we have no cure.
“As restrictions ease and we begin to resume social and economic life, we must do all we can to prevent a second wave.
“It is vital that we continue to practice hand and cough hygiene and social distancing, with the additional hygiene measure of face coverings in appropriate settings.
“It is important to give space to our vulnerable people when out and about.
“We must continue to do all we can to interrupt the spread of this virus.”