The number of cases of Covid 19 in Roscommon has risen once again by seven.
It brings the overall total in the county now to 430 and has prompted a warning from the Acting CMO Ronan Glynn that Roscommon, along with county Monaghan, “stand(s) out for the speed at which the situation there is deteriorating”.
Dr Glynn has issued a warning to the people of Roscommon to head public health guidelines
Nationally an additional 390 confirmed cases of Covid-19 were reported to the National Public Health Emergency Team. No further deaths were reported. Longford has also reported a rise of six new cases of infection.
Of the new cases, 209 are in Dublin, 27 in Cork and 22 in Donegal. There were also 21 cases in Galway, 14 in Kildare, 14 in Monaghan, and seven each in counties Roscommon, Tipperary, Waterford and Wexford as well as six cases in Limerick and Longford.
There were five cases in Laois, Meath, Offaly and Sligo, with the remaining 23 cases in eight other counties.
Meanwhile, Athlone gardai say they found 100% compliance during ongoing Covid regulation inspections in the Athlone District over the past weekend.
Gardai carried out a total of 25 inspections from Friday evening to Sunday night across a range of licensed premises, including pub/restaurants, so-called "wet pubs", and ordinary restaurants.
They say there was full compliance observed at all of the premises and there was no need for any call backs or follow up checks.