The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
4 of these deaths occurred in April, and 1 in February.
As of midnight, Tuesday 6th April, the HPSC has been notified of 423 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 239,325* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the 432 new cases 199 are in Dublin, 41 in Kildare, 23 in Meath, 20 in Galway, 18 in Westmeath and the remaining 122 spread across 19 other counties.
There are fewer than 5 new cases reported today in Longford and Roscommon, and none in Leitrim.
As of 8am today, 232 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised with 56 being treated in ICU.
There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.