The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Laois from the latest Department of Health figures is 31.
These figures come from April 5 and are the latest available – an increase of six of the previous day.
This is relatively low when compared with our Midlands neighbours who all, bar one, have a significantly higher number.
Kildare has the highest with 200 with Tipperary (133), Westmeath (121) and Offaly (73) coming next.
While Carlow has the lowest number of any of our neighbours with 12 confirmed cases – unchanged from the previous day.
The vast majority of the cases, 3,061, are in Dublin with Cork next on 421.
This comes on a day that Ireland’s confirmed cases went up by 345 to go to 5,709 overall.
While now 210 people have died from the disease – an increase of 36 from yesterday.