252 New Cases Of Covid-19 Confirmed In The Republic Today, 26 In Cork
No further deaths have been reported today
88 of the cases are in Dublin, 26 in Cork, 21 in Kilkenny, 16 in Louth, 16 in Mayo with 85 spread across another 20 counties.
289 patients are in hospital of which 33 are in ICU.
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