*Photograph: Sean Curtin / True Media
One further COVID-19 has been recorded across the country while Co Clare is ten days in succession without an additional case.
1,754 is now the death toll in the Republic of Ireland from COVID-19 following confirmation of one death in the past 24 hours. It ends a three day streak whereby no deaths related to Coronavirus were reported in the country.
It has also been confirmed by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre that a further 17 people have tested positive for the virus. It brings the total amount of individuals diagnosed to 25,819.
Clare 369 (0)
Kilkenny 356 (0)
Roscommon 346 (0)
Kerry 316 (0)
Longford 287 (0)
Laois 267 (+1)
Wexford 223 (0)
Carlow 179 (+1)
Waterford 166 (0)
Sligo 148 (0)
Leitrim 83 (0)#Covid_19 no additional cases in 16/26 counties.
— Páraic McMahon (@thepmanofficial) July 22, 2020
Co Clare has recorded its tenth day in a row without any new cases of the virus. 369 remains as the total case count in the Banner County.
Speaking on Wednesday, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronan Glynn acknowledged the difficulty on the public to limit social activities and separate themselves from friends and loved ones.
“These actions are vital to our collective effort to suppress this highly infectious disease as we work towards reopening our schools and our healthcare services, and to protect our healthcare workers who have been at the frontline of this pandemic over the past six months”.