The Department of Health has confirmed that five more people have died with Coronavirus.
While there are also 248 new cases today.
The death toll from the pandemic is now 1,802 and the total number of cases Ireland has had is 34,560.
248 new cases. Five more people have died.
567 new cases on the island today. https://t.co/j1IgD7rEbj
— Ben Finnegan (@_BenFinnegan) September 26, 2020
Coronavirus - Over 66% Of New Cases Aged Under 45
From today's cases, 132 are men and 115 are women.
Also more than two thirds of the 248 are under the age of 45.
Just over one third of the cases can be linked with known outbreaks, or are a close contact of another case.
Meanwhile health officials are treating 36 cases as community transmission.
Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre @hpscireland has today been informed that 5 people with #COVID19 have died.
There has been a total of 1,802 #COVID19 related deaths in Ireland.
— Department of Health (@roinnslainte) September 26, 2020
Dublin, Donegal Account For Most Cases Again
Dublin continues to account for the largest number of cases, with 104 today.
There are 37 in Donegal, 36 in Cork, 8 in Kildare, 8 in Westmeath, 6 in Kilkenny, 6 in Laois, 6 in Offaly.
With 5 in Longford, 5 in Monaghan, 5 in Wexford.
The remaining 22 cases are in 11 other counties