Another 9 People Have Died With Covid-19

There are 522 new cases

280 are in Dublin, with 28 in Meath, 28 in Kildare, 26 in Cork and 19 in Donegal and the remaining 141 cases are spread across 19 other counties.

There are 426 patients in hospital with the virus and 102 in intensive care. 

The 14-day incidence rate has dropped to 185 per 100,000 people - which is the lowest since Christmas Eve. 

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