3 More People With Covid-19 Have Died Today
There are 253 confirmed cases
116 cases are in Dublin, 22 in Kildare, 14 in Cork, 14 in Galway and 13 in Donegal, the rest are spread across 16 different counties.
While 71 percent of those diagnosed in the last 24 hours are under the age of 45.
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A Petition To Classify Gyms And Fitness Centres As 'Essential Services' Has Reached Over 27,000 Signatures
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The new COVID restrictions are to be announced tonight
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