Over One Thousand Health Care Workers Test Positive For Coronavirus

137 people have died in the Republic after contracting Covid-19 including 17 in the past day.

There are now 4,604 people diagnosed with the disease in the country, after an increase of 331 positive tests for coronavirus.

A further four cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Clare, bringing to 54 the total confirmed number across the county.


The overall figure includes 1,084 cases among healthcare workers.

Health Minister, Simon Harris, says people have to work to try and keep the reproductive rate of the disease low.