8 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clare this evening with 776 new cases confirmed nationwide.
Clare’s incidence rate of 156.5 per 100,000 people is the eighth lowest in the country.
Separately, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 29 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
17 of these deaths occurred in February, and 12 occurred in January.
The median age of those who died was 77 years and the age range was 29 – 95 years.
There has been a total of 4,300 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.