Ten additional deaths and 255 new cases as COVID19 crisis deepens

Ten people have died in the past 24 hours after contracting Covid-19 bringing the total number of 19 deaths.

255 new cases have been confirmed bringing the total in the country to 1,819.

Thirteen of the people who have passed away are men and the median age is 79.

The state's Chief Medical Officer is Dr Tony Holohan - he outlines details of cases up until midnight on Tuesday:
 

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