14 more Covid-19 cases have been confirmed by health authorities - and no new deaths.
8 patients with the virus are in hospital currently, which is the lowest number since early March.
There have now been 25,942 confirmed covid 19 cases since late February, after a further 14 were recorded today.
Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team
There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today (Wednesday 29th July).
There has now been a total of 1,764 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
— Department of Health (@roinnslainte) July 29, 2020
It's a marked improvement on the 40 reported yesterday.
11 of today’s cases were close contacts of confirmed cases and half of these had no symptoms.
The death toll remains at 1,764, after no new deaths were recorded.
There are now 8 confirmed cases in our hospital system, the lowest number since early March.
Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronan Glynn says;
"Across Europe the pandemic appears to be accelerating again."
"We have an opportunity to avoid a similar scenario here by focusing on keeping our distance, washing our hands, wearing face coverings and continuing to make safe decisions."