Health officials have confirmed 159 new cases of Coronavirus in the Republic today.
So that brings the total amount of cases here to 30,730.
Two more deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
Meaning the number of coronavirus-related deaths here stands at 1,783.
Of the latest cases, 65% are in people who are under 45 years of age.
51% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case.
While 23 cases have been identified as community transmission.
Everyone should be aware of the risk factors for getting #COVID19.
•Distance - 2m is best
•Activity - avoid close contact
•Time - keep time low as possible
•Environment - move it outdoors, keep windows open
•Symptoms - isolate and contact your GP ASAP#DATES #HoldFirm pic.twitter.com/SvfjCup1Wx
— Department of Health (@roinnslainte) July 30, 2020
Dublin In A 'Critical Moment' To Reduce Coronavirus Spread
Of the new cases, there are: 75 in Dublin, 10 in Louth, 6 in Cork, 6 in Donegal, 6 in Meath, 5 in Laois, and 5 in Wexford.
The remaining 46 cases are spread across 17 different counties.
The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said:
"47% of the cases reported today are in Dublin City and County."
"For the people of Dublin in particular, this is a critical moment to address the spread of the disease in the community."
"Individual choices can make all the difference - reconsider your plans for the weekend."
"Reduce the number of people that you meet and avoid social activities that involve large groups of people."
Staying 2 Metres Apart Is The Best Way To Stay Safe
He added: "COVID-19 is a highly infectious disease that can spread even when you have no symptoms."
"Remember, when you do meet with friends, family and colleagues, staying two metres apart is the best way to keep everyone safe.”