No New COVID-19 Cases In Clare; Worrying Rise In Cases Nationally

Henrietta Strickland
June 30, 2020

According to the figure provided by the Department of Health, the total number of deaths stands at 550.

10 million people have tested positive for Covid-19 globally.

Nearly 500,000 people have lost their lives after getting the disease since the outbreak began.

Covid-19 has been surging in parts of the United States, and in other parts of the Americas. They may or may not have previously tested positive for the virus.

Donegal 464 (0) Clare 369 (0) Kilkenny 355 (+1) Roscommon 345 (0) Kerry 310 (0) Longford 286 (+1) Laois 265 (0) Wexford 217 (0) Carlow 175 (0) Waterford 157 (+1) Sligo 128 (+3) Leitrim 78 (0) #Covid_19 (first time since Friday cases by county provided).

The Republic had driven down the number of infections but medical experts have warned against non-essential travel and cautioned young people against ignoring lockdown restrictions or thinking coronavirus was defeated.

The Health Minister says there's no commitment yet to when a list of countries Irish people can travel to without quarantining on their return will be published.

Main image: Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, and Dr Alan Smith, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, at the Department of Health briefing on COVID-19.

He said: "If we do find ourselves in a situation where we come to the end of phase four and do run into further challenges across the country or in a region, what measures will we need to take?"

The Road Safety Authority says no date's been set yet for the restart of vehicle tests, but it's hoped they'll be up and running soon.

"We are starting to see a worrying trend, with the number of reported cases increasing, and some new clusters".

No new deaths were reported yesterday evening, but 24 more cases were confirmed.

He said officials were "genuinely very concerned" about the increasing "role and risk of travel", RTÉ reports.

No information has been provided on the daily dashboard for new cases from Saturday to Sunday.

THERE have been no new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick, figures out this teatime show.

The Chief Medical Officer is appealing to people with foreign holidays planned, to cancel them.

Meanwhile, the United Kingdom announced on Monday that 25 more people had died in relation to Covid-19, taking its death toll to 43,575.

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