6 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clare this evening with 359 new cases confirmed nationwide.
Clare’s incidence rate of 140.6 per 100,000 people is the ninth lowest in the country.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
3 deaths occurred in March, 10 in February and 1 in November.
There has been a total of 4,333 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “While the low number of cases reported today may be attributable to a weekend effect, it is nevertheless very welcome and represents the lowest number of cases reported on a single day since mid-December.
“While we continue to make good progress in Ireland, globally in the past week, the number of cases of COVID-19 has increased for the first time in 7 weeks. We must not allow this virus the opportunity to do the same here. Please hold firm to the public health advice and together we can continue to protect and build on the progress we have made over the last 2 months.”