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24/07/2021

BREAKING: Latest case numbers revealed as Ireland nears 500 days since first case of Covid

BREAKING: Latest case numbers revealed as Ireland nears 500  days since first case of Covid

A TOTAL of 600* new cases of Covid-19 are being reported in Ireland this Monday afternoon.

The Department of Health published the figure as of midnight, Sunday, July 11 - slightly up on the 576 cases for the previous day.

There are 16 people with Covid-19 in ICU out of a total of 64 who are in hospital with the virus - an increase of six on Sunday.

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, said: "Tomorrow marks 500 days since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Ireland. We have come a long way together on this difficult journey and sacrificed much in our collective effort to limit the transmission of this disease."

*Daily case numbers may change due to future data review, validation and update.

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