With close to 400 new cases of Covid 19 confirmed nationally yesterday, 12 of these cases were in county Galway.

The acting Chief Medical Officer has expressed concern at the increasing levels of Covid-19 in Donegal, Louth, and Waterford.

Dr. Ronan Glynn says it's vital people in all counties do all they can to break the chains of transmission over the next 7 days.

Yesterday saw the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases since mid-May - 396 were confirmed, bringing the weekend total to 670.

The number of cases now confirmed in Galway stands at 595, 626 cases in Mayo, 385 in Roscommon, 165 in Sligo and 111 in Leitrim

Trinity College Dublin Immunology professor, Dr. Rachel McLoughlin, says people need to act.


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