LATEST: Kilkenny among 1,024 new cases of virus as 12 further deaths confirmed
A further 12 people have died after contracting the coronavirus as 1,024 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed this evening.
The overall death toll as a result of the virus now stands at 3,686. There has now been a total of 203,568 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the country since the pandemic hit, according to the latest daily briefing from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).
The breakdown of the latest cases is as follows: 380 are in Dublin, 70 in Meath, 63 in Cork, 55 in Galway, 48 in Limerick with the remaining 408 cases spread across all other counties, including three further infections in Kilkenny.
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