The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 1 person with COVID-19 has died.
It brings to 1,727, the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
The HPSC has been notified of 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with the denotification of 2 cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland to 25,405.
There has been no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Clare for the 14th day in a row, leaving the total number here at 369.
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “NPHET noted today that over a third of new cases in the past 14 days are under 35 years of age. It also noted a number of EU countries reported an increase in new cases.
“7% of cases notified in Ireland over the past fortnight have been associated with travel. NPHET expressed a clear view that overseas travel poses a risk to importation of the disease and to further transmission in Ireland.
“The ECDC has recently warned that the pandemic is not over. Ireland has made significant gains in suppressing COVID-19. Our task over the coming weeks and months is maintaining these gains.”