Two new deaths from COVID-19; three more cases confirmed in Kerry

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been informed this evening that two more people have died from COVID-19. 

It brings to 1,794 the number of deaths from the virus in Ireland.

As of midnight yesterday (Tuesday, September 22nd), 234 new cases have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases to 33,675.

Of these 234 additional cases, 103 are in Dublin, 30 in Donegal, 22 in Galway, 21 in Cork, 13 in Wicklow, 12 in Louth, 9 in Kildare, 8 in Meath, with the remaining 17 spread across 10 counties.

A full county-by-county breakdown of cases reported to the HPSC covers the period up to midnight on Monday (September 21st).

This breakdown shows that Kerry has three additional cases bringing the total number in the county to 371.

This represents 1.1% of national cases.