A total of 23 cases of Covid-19 in Mayo and Galway were reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today, with Mayo reporting 9 and Galway reporting 14 cases of the virus.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with Covid-19 have died. There has now been a total of 1,792 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Thursday 17 September, the HPSC has been notified of 253 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There has now been a total of 32,271 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
143 are men and 108 are women
71% are under 45 years of age
45% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
61 cases have been identified as community transmission
116 in Dublin, 22 in Kildare, 14 in Cork, 14 in Galway, 13 in Donegal, 10 in Limerick, 10 in Louth, 9 in Mayo, 8 in Waterford, 7 in Wicklow and the remaining 30 cases are located in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Tipperary, Westmeath