LATEST: Kilkenny among 1,414 new cases of virus as 79 further deaths confirmed
A further 79 people have died after contracting the coronavirus as 1,414 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed this evening.
The overall death toll as a result of the virus has now reached 3,292. There have now been 195,303 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: 608 are in Dublin, 105 in Cork, 96 in Galway, 65 in Meath, 59 in Donegal with the remaining 481 cases are spread across all other counties, including 16 further infections in Kilkenny.