COVID19 UPDATE: 3 New Deaths, 1,066 New Cases - 98 here in Cork

1.066 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Republic.  Three more patients have died. 

244 of today's cases are in Dublin, with 104 in Galway, 98 in Cork, 92 in Meath and 528 more spread across every other county in the country.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Heather Burns says four in every ten deaths in the last month have been linked directly to nursing homes. 

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