The number of people who've died from the coronavirus in the Republic has risen to two.


A man in the east of the country with an underlying medical condition is the second patient to have died.


The National Public Health Emergency Team says there have been 39 new confirmed cases of Covid 19 here.


They include 29 men and 10 women.


Chair of the COVID-19 Expert Advisory Group, Cillian De Gascun says they'll prioritise those who are hospitalised with the illness:


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