WATERFORD has recorded five new cases of Covid-19 as of July 8, bringing our new total of confirmed cases up to 165.
Nationally, there have been 25 new cases recorded as of this morning, meaning that the virus is starting to get in amongst the community once again.
In the South East, there are now 543 cases in Tipperary, 175 in Carlow, 356 Kilkenny and 218 in Wexford.
Nationally, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 1 person with COVID-19 has died.
There has now been a total of 1,744 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Thursday July 9, the HPSC has been notified of 25 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 25,589* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.
Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “This weekend, we all have an opportunity to exercise, socialise and enjoy life in a safe and responsible way.
“Continue to protect each other using public health advice and encourage each other to make safe choices as we work together to limit the spread of COVID-19. We have all achieved so much through solidarity over the last few months, that effort must not be in vain.
“Please follow public health advice and refer to the guidance if unsure about your environment or plans.”