Five new Covid cases confirmed in Longford

Five new cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in Longford.

New figures this evening reveal 5 people with COVID-19 have died.

There has now been a total of 1,802 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Friday 25 September, the HPSC has been notified of 248 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 34,560* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. (*Validation of data at the HPSC led to the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 34,560 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

132 are men and 115 are women

67% are under 45 years of age

36% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case

36 cases have been identified as community transmission

104 are in Dublin, 37 in Donegal, 36 in Cork, 8 in Kildare, 8 in Westmeath, 6 in Kilkenny, 6 in Laois, 6 in Offaly, 5 in Longford, 5 in Monaghan, 5 in Wexford, and the remaining 22 cases are in 11 other counties.

Longford’s total is now up three to 328, Leitrim is unchanged at 114 and Roscommon has four new confirmed cases bringing its total to 413.