Daily national Covid-19 case numbers confirmed

BREAKING: Daily national Covid-19 case numbers confirmed

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confirmed 1,352* new cases of Covid-19 this Bank Holiday Monday afternoon.

The figures are valid up to midnight, Sunday August 1. As it is a Bank Holiday weekend, no county breakdown figures are available. 

Fourteen more Covid-19 patients have been admitted to hospitals compared to Sunday. There are 177 with the virus in hospital; 27 in ICU.  

*Daily case numbers may change due to future data validation.

BREAKING: Teen accused of vicious assault on Longford man to undergo psychiatric assessment

A teenager accused of allegedly carrying out a vicious attack on a man while out walking his dog in Longford town has been remanded in custody.

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