There are now 2,121 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Three more people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland have died.

The latest deaths are one person in the north-west of the country and two females in the east. It brings the total amount of COVID-19 related deaths here to 22.

There are also 302 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country today, bringing the total number to 2,121. The HSE says it’s now working to identify any contacts the latest confirmed patients may have had.

New figures show there are 79 clusters involving 317 cases in the country. 54% of all cases are male and 46% are female, while 59 cases have required admission to intensive care units since the outbreak first began here.

Community transmission now accounts for over half of all cases identified in Ireland.

Today’s data reveals:

  • 54% of cases are male and 46% are female
  • There are 79 clusters involving 317 cases
  • The median age of confirmed cases is 46 years
  • 419 cases (26%) have been hospitalised
  • Of those hospitalised, 59 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 375 cases (23%) are associated with healthcare workers
  • Dublin has the highest number of cases at 922, (56% of all cases) followed by Cork with 171 cases (10%)
  • Of those for whom transmission status is known; community transmission accounts for 52%, close contact accounts for 22%, travel abroad accounts for 26%.