Coronavirus: No deaths, 23 new Galway cases today

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Galway Daily news COVID-19: 1,586 new cases notified in Ireland

There have been 430 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 notified today, but no additional deaths due to the coronavirus reported.

The cumulative total number of cases in the Republic of Ireland now stands at 34,990 confirmed cases, and the pandemic has claimed 1,802 lives.

Of the cases reported today, 23 are in Galway, the same amount as in Donegal, and behind Dublin (212), and Cork (54).

There are currently 108 coronavirus cases in hospital around the country, out of which 18 are in the Intensive Care Unit.

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

“As we start into this new week, I am asking every household across the country to sit together this evening and make a plan to reduce the number of people you meet this week,” said Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer.

“We have absolutely no room for complacency. If every person, family, workplace and organisation does not play their part the situation will continue to deteriorate.”

Of the cases notified today:

  • 222 are men and 208 are women
  • 72% are under 45 years of age
  • 40% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 59 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 212 cases are in Dublin, 54 in Cork, 23 in Donegal, 23 in Galway, 16 in Louth, 15 in Monaghan, 12 in Clare, 12 in Meath, 9 in Cavan, 8 in Roscommon, 7 in Wicklow, 6 in Limerick, 5 in Kildare, 5 in Tipperary with the remaining 23 cases in 9 counties

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