Irresponsible Action By People During The Covid-19 Pandemic Puts All Of Us At Risk

That's according to President Michael D. Higgins

He's particularly appealed to young people to tell their friends about the importance of social distancing.

683 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the Republic so far, with 126 new cases confirmed yesterday.

There are currently 66 confirmed cases in Cork.

Half of those with coronavirus are in Dublin, while Monaghan is the only county not to have registered a confirmed case.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says they'll be keeping an eye on how social distancing measures are working:

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