September 28, 2023

A further three pass away as just eight new cases confirmed

A further three people lost their lives from Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland in the last 24 hours, the HSE said this evening.

The total death toll here is now 1,710 while the number of confirmed cases has now reached 25,341 after another eight were diagnosed.

Meanwhile, Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has said that NPHET will meet tomorrow to review restrictions.

“NPHETs advice in relation to rephasing of the Roadmap to Reopening Society and Business will be reviewed, in the context of ongoing suppression of the disease in the community and overall compliance with public health measures,” he said.

Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said that the recovery rate for the virus stands at 92pc.

“This and other indicators such as the reproductive number, hospital admissions and ICU admissions are stable or moving in the right direction. This is good news that has been achieved through the collective efforts of every person who has followed public health advice,” he said.

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