Coronavirus latest - 2 further deaths, 13 new cases

A further 2 people with Covid-19 have died. 

Latest Department of Health figures show 13 new confirmed cases of the virus have also been diagnosed.

The Covid-19 death toll here has risen to 1,714 following confirmation of two further deaths linked to the virus. 

There have now been 25,368 diagnosed cases since the outbreak began at the end of February, with 13 new cases recorded today. 

The Country's Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan, says we are at a crucial point in the pandemic, and the importance of people exercising their own judgement and taking personal responsibility cannot be overstated, by hand washing, physical distancing, cough and sneeze etiquette, face coverings and knowing the Covid 19 symptoms. 

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