LATEST: Kilkenny among 552 new cases of virus as two further deaths confirmed
Two more people have died after contracting the coronavirus as 552 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed this evening.
It brings the overall death toll from the virus to 1,915 . There are now 62,002 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 are as follows: 173 are in Dublin, 86 in Cork, 40 in Limerick, 30 in Donegal with the remaining 223 cases are across all other counties, including eight new infections in Kilkenny.