686 New Cases Of Covid-19, 19 In Cork

One additional death has been confirmed this evening

278 of the cases are in Dublin, with 49 in Limerick, 37 in Kildare, 32 in Louth and 31 in Donegal, with the remaining cases spread across all other counties. 

It's the second day in a row that 1 Covid-related death has been reported. 

726 patients are in hospital with the virus, which includes 156 in intensive care. 

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