Latest cases of Covid-19 are people under 45

There’s a “clear change” in the way Covid-19 is spreading, with younger people now accounting for the vast majority of cases in this country.


The Department of Health confirmed 6 additional deaths from Covid-19 in their latest figures which were published yesterday evening.


All of the 23 newly-confirmed cases last night were people under 45 years of age, with 15 under the age of 25.


There is one new case of Covid-19 in Donegal while the numbers remain unchanged in Sligo and Leitrim.



The National Public Health Emergency Team says people need to take immediate care and caution.


Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronan Glynn, is appealing to younger people to be sensible if gathering this weekend: