LATEST: Kilkenny among 434 new cases of virus as one further death confirmed
A further person has died after contracting the coronavirus as 434 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed this evening.
The overall death toll as a result of the virus has now reached 4,867. There have now been 245,743 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: 217 in Dublin, 30 in Kildare, 30 in Cork, 27 in Limerick, 21 Donegal and the remaining 109 cases are spread across 20 other counties. Less than five new cases of the virus were again recorded in Kilkenny.