There have been a further 274 confirmed cases of Coronavirus but no new deaths according to the figures released today.
Of today’s cases, 166 of them are in Dublin where the city and county is now under stricter restrictions than anywhere else in the country.
Dublin are now on Level 3 of the Government’s plans which means that restaurants can only serve takeaway food, pubs remain closed and there are far stricter rules in terms of indoor and outdoor gatherings.
Of the cases notified today 142 are men and 129 are women. 65% are under 45 years of age.
52% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case.
52 cases have been identified as community transmission
Of today’s cases, 166 are in Dublin, 21 in Cork, 19 in Donegal, 7 in Kildare, 7 in Offaly, 6 in Waterford, 6 in Wicklow, 5 in Louth, 5 in Limerick and 5 in Meath and the remaining 27 cases are located across 12 counties.