*Photograph: Sean Curtin / True Media
No new deaths from COVID-19 have been reported on Wednesday with an additional 11 cases confirmed while Co Clare is now 27 days without an increase in cases.
For the fourth time in five days, there were no deaths associated with the virus recorded in a twenty four hour period. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre today has also confirmed that four deaths have been de-notified, as such 1,738 individuals have died as a result of COVID-19 in the Republic of Ireland.
Detail provided by the Department of Health has confirmed that Co Clare is now 27 days without a new case of COVID-19.
Clare 368 (0)
Kilkenny 356 (0)
Roscommon 346 (0)
Kerry 310 (-1)
Longford 287 (0)
Laois 265 (0)
Wexford 218 (0)
Carlow 175 (0)
Waterford 160 (+2)
Sligo 146 (0)
Leitrim 82 (0) #COVID19 17/26 counties with no additional cases.
— Páraic McMahon (@thepmanofficial) July 8, 2020
11 additional cases have been confirmed while 7 cases have been de-notified. A total of 25,542 confirmed cases have been recorded in the country since March.
Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronan Glynn has appealed to members of the public experiencing symptoms such as coughing, shortness of breath, fever, loss of sense of smell or taste to come forward for testing. “Do not adopt a ‘wait-and-see’ approach, instead isolate yourself and contact your GP without delay”.
A meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team is scheduled to take place tomorrow (Thursday).