Wicklow is one of the counties along with Louth, Waterford, Kildare, Cork and Galway that are being monitored by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) following the new Level 3 restrictions that have been put in place in County Donegal this evening.
County Donegal became the second county following Dublin last Friday to move to level-3 Covid-19 restrictions.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said this evening that the next ten days are critical in the battle against Covid-19.
County Wicklow has seen a big increase in cases over the past two weeks.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 3 people with COVID-19 have died.
There has now been a total of 1,797 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Wednesday 23 September, the HPSC has been notified of 324 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 33,994* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. (*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 6 confirmed cases. The figure of 33,994 confirmed cases reflects this.)