Co Clare has not recorded a further spike in COVID-19 cases while 40 more people have tested positive around the country.
In what is the highest daily total since June 13th, 40 cases have been confirmed in the space of 24 hours by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre. Three cases have been de-notified, 25,929 have tested positive for the virus since its outbreak in March.
Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health revealed, “Today’s cases are spread across a range of different settings and age groups. 75% of cases are under 45 years of age, with a median age of 33 years. At least half of today’s cases were known close contacts of other confirmed cases”.
For the fifth day in a row, no new COVID-19 deaths have been recorded across the country. 1,764 people have died from the virus in the Republic of Ireland.
Clare 372 (0)
Kilkenny 356 (0)
Roscommon 346 (0)
Kerry 317 (0)
Longford 288 (0)
Laois 268 (0)
Wexford 223 (0)
Carlow 179 (0)
Waterford 166 (0)
Sligo 149 (+1)
Leitrim 83 (0)#COVIDー19 no additional cases in 21/26 counties.
— Páraic McMahon (@thepmanofficial) July 28, 2020
In Co Clare, no new cases have been reported for the second day in succession. Latest cases from Sunday show that a total of 372 persons have been diagnosed with the virus.