Four Coronavirus cases in Longford as two more Irish people die

Two more people have died from Covid-19 here, and a further 235 new cases have been confirmed.

It brings the total number of cases in the Republic to 1,564.

There have now been a total of nine deaths due to the virus.

Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan, confirmed the figures this evening.

The latest data from the HSE reveals four cases in Longford and less than five in both Roscommon and Leitrim.