03 Dec 2021

LATEST: Seven new cases of Covid-19 in Kildare; 196 nationally

Thursday, September 10, 2020

LATEST: Seven new cases of Covid-19 in Kildare; 196 nationally

There have been seven new cases of Covid-19 reported in County Kildare, out of a total of 196 nationally.

No deaths were reported today.

Of today's cases, 103 are men / 91 are women; 61% are under 45 years of age; 43% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case 37 cases have been identified as community transmission.

The locations of today's cases are as follows: 107 in Dublin, 12 in Waterford, 11 in Limerick, 8 in Wicklow, 7 in Meath, 7 in Kildare, 6 in Laois, 6 in Westmeath, and the remaining 32 cases are located in Cavan, Clare, Donegal, Galway, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary and Wexford.

Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “Today we have at least 37 cases linked with community transmission. 27 of today’s cases are over the age of 65 years. By limiting our contacts, we limit the opportunity Covid-19 has to spread through the community and ultimately we protect our families, our communities and those who are most vulnerable to the severest impacts of the disease.”

There have now been 30,360 cases of coronavirus in Ireland, and 1,781 deaths.

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