Longford records only new case of Covid 19 in the Shannonside region

Longford is the only county in the Shannonside region to see an increase in Covid 19 cases reported today.

Three more people with Covid-19 have died and there are 253 confirmed cases.

116 cases are in Dublin, 22 in Kildare, 14 in Cork, 14 in Galway and 13 in Donegal.

The rest are spread across 16 different counties, including one new case in Longford, bringing its total of confirmed coronavirus infections to 323.

Leitrim remains at 112 cases while Roscommon has 383 cases.

All statistics measured at midnight on Wednesday 16 September.