Ryan urges communities to work together to defeat Covid

The latest figures released by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre included five new reported Covid-19 deaths.


There were sixty-nine new cases reported nationally.

Five cases in Donegal and two in Sligo were confirmed yesterday.

There were no additional cases in Leitrim.


Localised Covid-19 restrictions could be imposed in Kildare, Laois and Offaly later today.



More than 710,000 people have now died globally from Covid-19.


Executive Director of the World Health Organisation, Sligo native Dr Michael Ryan, is encouraging governments and communities to work together to defeat the virus: