2 deaths and 14 new cases of Coronavirus reported

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 2 people with COVID-19 have died.

There has now been a total of 1,748 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Tuesday 14 July, the HPSC has been notified of 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 25,683* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. (*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 25,683 confirmed cases reflects this.)

There has been a steady rise in cases in County Wicklow in the past week going from 699 cases on the 7th of July to 709 today.

Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said:

“The National Public Health Emergency Team met yesterday (Tuesday 14 July) and will meet again on Thursday (16 July) to review Ireland’s ongoing response and preparedness to COVID-19.

“We are at a sensitive stage in the pandemic – this requires caution and collective effort to hold firm and keep the virus suppressed in the community. Continue to follow public health advice.”

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