364 new cases of Covid 19 were confirmed in the country yesterday and there were no new deaths reported.

Of the new cases, 55 of them have been confirmed in Connacht, according to the latest statement from NPHET.

100 of the new cases were in Dublin, 55 in Cork, 31 in Donegal, 24 in Limerick, 23 in Galway,17 in Clare, 14 in Sligo, 13 in Roscommon, 10 in Kerry, 8 each in Tipperary and Wicklow, 7 in Kildare, 6 each in Kilkenny and Offaly, 5 each in Mayo, Cavan and Meath, with the remaining 27 cases in 9 counties.

The latest county by county breakdowns measured as of Friday last show 814 cases have been confirmed in Galway, 660 in Mayo, 477 in Roscommon, 190 in Sligo and 119 in Leitrim.

More than 3,500 cases of Covid-19 were reported on either side of the border over the past three days.

Cases were recorded in all counties for the second day in a row -- but Dublin, Cork, Donegal, Limerick and Galway had the highest numbers.

Infectious diseases specialist Professor Sam McConkey says even where the rates are relatively low, the outbreak is growing.


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