HPSC announces 28 more Covid related deaths this evening

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 28 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

The date of death for 2 of these reported death remains under investigation but 26 took place this month.

Nationally there’s been a total of 3,955 new cases reported this evening.

A total of 39 new cases are being registered in Roscommon, 11 in Leitrim and 7 in Longford.

As of 2pm today, 1,789 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 169 are in ICU.

There have been 154 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.