Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases in Republic

A further three people have died with coronavirus in the State, the Department of Health has reported.

There has been another 357 confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 218 in Dubln. That is the largest daily increase since May.

The remaining cases were spread throughout the country with, 18 in Louth, 12 in Waterford, 11 in Kildare, nine in Cork, eight in Kerry, eight in Limerick, eight in Meath, seven in Westmeath, six in Wicklow, five in Offaly, five in Roscommon, five in Mayo, five in Tipperary and the other 32 cases were in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Donegal, Galway, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Monaghan, Sligo and Wexford.

There has now been a total of 1,787 Covid-19 related deaths in the Republic with 31,549 cases.

The incidence of Covid-19 in Dublin has increased further, to 95.1 cases per 100,000 of population in the past fortnight.