240 COVID-19 Cases Now Confirmed In Clare

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19 more COVID-19 patients have died and 330 more people have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The total number of people known to be infected with coronavirus on the island of Ireland now stands at over 25-thousand for the first time.

Three new cases have been imported in Clare today, bringing the total here to 240.


Earlier this afternoon, officials in Northern Ireland reported 78 new positive tests and five further deaths.

Then this evening the National Public Health Emergency Team in the Republic said another 330 people were infected south of the border — and that another 19 people with the disease had died.

21,506 people are known to have been infected south of the border, along with 3,767 in the North.

6,068 cases were linked to healthcare workers, and 13% of those who’d tested positive were hospitalised