Three deaths and 8 cases while recovery rate is at 92%


The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 3 people with Covid-19 have died.

There have now been a total of 1,710* Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.


As of midnight Tuesday 16 June the HPSC has been notified of 8 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 25,341** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet tomorrow (Thursday 18 June) to continue its review of Ireland’s ongoing response and preparedness to Covid-19. NPHETs advice in relation to rephasing of the Roadmap to Reopening Society and Business will be reviewed, in the context of ongoing suppression of the disease in the community and overall compliance with public health measures.”

Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “Our recovery rate is at 92%. This and other indicators such as the reproductive number, hospital admissions and ICU admissions are stable or moving in the right direction. This is good news that has been achieved through the collective efforts of every person who has followed public health advice.”

Cases by county

Note: The Health Protection Surveillance Centre have advised that in the process of validating data and reviewing addresses, cases may be reassigned to another county.

County Number of cases % of total
Carlow 171 0.7
Cavan 859 3.4
Clare 369 1.5
Cork 1535 6.1
Donegal 470 1.9
Dublin 12235 48.3
Galway 486 1.9
Kerry 308 1.2
Kildare 1435 5.7
Kilkenny 350 1.4
Laois 264 1
Leitrim 84 0.3
Limerick 584 2.3
Longford 285 1.1
Louth 778 3.1
Mayo 572 2.3
Meath 806 3.2
Monaghan 536 2.1
Offaly 481 1.9
Roscommon 343 1.4
Sligo 129 0.5
Tipperary 541 2.1
Waterford 154 0.6
Westmeath 670 2.6
Wexford 216 0.9
Wicklow 672 2.7

*All statistics measured at midnight on Monday 15 June.

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