There are now 33 cases of COVID-19 in Kerry. That’s according to official figures released by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre this evening.
Nationally, 235 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed as of 1pm today. This brings the total number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases across the Republic of Ireland to 1,564 – as of midnight on March 23rd.
Nationally 55% of cases were male while 45% were female; with the median age being 45 years of age.
Forty-seven per cent of cases nationally were related to community transmission, 24% due to close contact and 29% related to travel abroad. Of the 305 people who’ve been hospitalised, 39 have been admitted to ICU (intensive care unit).