Covid-19 cases rise to 168 in North West

The death toll from Covid-19 has risen to 235, after a further 25 people were confirmed to have lost their lives, while 365 new cases have been confirmed.


8 of yesterday’s deaths took place in the North of the Country and 2 in the West.


The latest numbers of confirmed Covid-19 cases in this region included 120 in Donegal, 28 in Sligo and 20 in Leitrim.



Chief medical officer Tony Holohan says the growth rate of the virus needs to reduce significantly before restrictions are lifted.