126 new cases of COVID-19 in Republic

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There are now 683 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, up 126 from the last update from the Department of Health.

Over half of the cases are in Dublin (51%) while the second highest number of cases is in Cork, with 15%.

Limerick and Wicklow have 3% of cases each and Galway has less than 3%.

12 people have been admitted to ICU, which represents 8.6% of all cases hospitalised.

114 cases are healthcare workers, 36 of whom are associated with foreign travel.

Dr Tony Holohan said: “Now is not the time for complacency. Every citizen who is practicing social distancing, who is taking precautions to limit the spread of this virus, is doing their country a service.”