Dublin, Cork and Limerick have the highest number of coronavirus cases in Ireland.

Another 74 people tested positive yesterday, bringing the total in the Republic to 366.

New figures from the Department of Health show there are less than five confirmed cases in counties Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo, while there are 12 confirmed cases of Covid 19 in Co Galway.

There have been no confirmed cases so far in Leitrim, Laois or Monaghan.

The analysis of the first 271 cases in Ireland show most are linked to travel, one-fifth are healthcare workers and almost a third of those with the virus are under the age of 34.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says there's some positive signs that people are sticking to the guidelines on social distancing.

The advice to people is to reduce social contacts to close family, practice social distancing and don't shake hands or hug when greeting someone.

 

 

 

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