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Three further fatalities brings toll to 1,792

NO new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Kerry since midnight on Thursday but three additional deaths and a further 253 positive cases have been confirmed nationwide.

The death toll now stands at 1,792 and 32,271 people have been infected with the virus.

The number of cases in Kerry remains at 362.

Of the cases notified today, 143 are men and 108 are women and 71 per cent are under 45 years of age.

45 per cent are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a previously confirmed case but 61 cases have been identified as community transmission

Today sees 116 new infections in Dublin, 22 in Kildare, 14 in Cork, 14 in Galway, 13 in Donegal, 10 in Limerick, 10 in Louth, nine in Mayo, eight in Waterford and seven in Wicklow with the remaining 30 cases located in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Tipperary, Westmeath.

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