LATEST: 28 new cases of virus in Kilkenny as eight further deaths confirmed
A further eight people have died after contracting the coronavirus as 922 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed this evening.
It brings the overall death toll as a result of the virus to 2,192. There has now been 83,073 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the country, according to the latest daily briefing from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).
The breakdown of the latest cases is as follows: 337 in Dublin, 73 in Cork, 70 in Limerick, 56 in Wexford, 43 in Galway and the remaining 343 cases are spread across all other counties, including 28 new infections in Kilkenny.
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