18 new cases of Covid in Longford

There have been 1,276 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 8 additional deaths.

Of the cases notified today;

644 are men / 631 are women
69% are under 45 years of age

The median age is 31 years old
278 in Dublin, 149 in Cork, 108 in Meath, 107 in Galway, 80 in Wexford, and the remaining 554 cases are spread across 21 counties.

As of 2pm today 260 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 30 are in ICU. 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

18 new cases have been reported in Longford, 9 in Roscommon and less than 5 in Leitrim.