Latest update on Covid-19 shows one new case in Longford
The incidence of Covid-19 has risen in Ireland by 12 cases but there have been no new deaths according to the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).
➡️Just as it becomes clear that Clare had no cases for 44 days... 3 cases reported today.— IllustrateThis (@illustratethis) July 26, 2020
➡️Longford & Tipperary had not had a case in well over 2 weeks – but 1 case each today.
➡️Kilkenny & Roscommon – 20 days since the last reported case.
No update in NI this weekend. pic.twitter.com/q9drLspJEN
And after 19 days without a confirmed case, Longford was among the eight counties that accounted for the 12 new cases reported.
This means that since the pandemic began, there has been 288 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Longford.
Irish counties— David W. Higgins (@higginsdavidw) July 26, 2020
New cases in 8 counties, including Clare, Longford and Tipperary which had gone 2 weeks or more without a new case.
Donegal hits 1 week without a new case. https://t.co/yDd5VbXSA9 pic.twitter.com/HcY8Uwc2WT
In its daily update (on Sunday, July 26), NPHET said the pandemic death toll reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today remains at 1,764 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Saturday, July 25 it said the HPSC has been notified of 12 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
There is now a total of 25,881 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.
The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community.