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Covid-19: 6 Additional Deaths And 411 New Cases

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The Department of Health has been notified of 6 additional deaths relating to Covid-19 in Ireland.

The age range of those who died was between 59 and 87.

The Department also confirmed 411 new cases of the virus.

70 percent of today's cases were identified in people under the age of 45 years old.

The median age is 35 years old.

Four Counties Report No New Cases

Meanwhile, four counties have reported no new cases of the virus.

No additional cases have been identified in counties, Kilkenny, Sligo, Leitrim and Wicklow.

Less than five cases have been found in Kerry, Claire, Carlow, Waterford and Longford.

Case numbers are still high in many other counties though, with 150 cases discovered in Dublin, 25 in Kildare and 25 in Wexford.

Work Together To Guarantee An Enjoyable Summer - Deputy CMO

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronan Glynn said the country is currently facing a critical 8 week window.

He warns that if people's close contacts rise Ireland could face a fourth wave of infection.

"We can and should be optimistic for an enjoyable summer ahead but, in the meantime, we have to continue to work together," he said.

The Department also confirmed that 225,654 people have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

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