COVID-19 UPDATE: 1,782 NEW CASES
The highest number of cases of Covid-19 since late January has been reported today.
189 people who have tested positive for the virus are being treated in hospital; this is down 4 on yesterday.
30 of these patients are being treated in Intensive Care Units – up two.
The seven-day average has risen to about 1,300 cases – with very high incidence rates in Donegal, Louth and Galway.
The government says the trajectory of the virus is very uncertain.