There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.
There has now been a total of 1,774 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Sunday 17th August, the HPSC has been notified of 56 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 27,313 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today;
29 are men / 27 are women
79% are under 45 years of age
35 are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
12 cases have been identified as community transmission
26 in Kildare, 13 in Dublin and the rest of the 17 cases are in Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Laois, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath and Wicklow.
The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.
The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community.
The National Public Health Emergency Team are meeting this evening to consider further recommendations for Government.
Cases by county
Note: The Health Protection Surveillance Centre have advised that in the process of validating data and reviewing addresses, county totals may change due to cases being reassigned to another county. Totals can go up or down.
Number of cases
% of total
Change since the day before
*All statistics measured at midnight on Saturday 15 August.
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