138 New Cases Of COVID-19 Conf...


138 New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Ireland

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

05:36 6 Sep 2020

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There have been 138 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Republic, according to the Department of Health.

The latest figures bring the total amount of cases here to 29,672.

No further deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, meaning the number of coronavirus-related deaths here stands at 1,777.

Of the latest cases, 67% concern people who are under 45 years of age.

39% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case while 23 cases have been identified as community transmission.

Regarding the new cases, 68 are in Dublin, 13 are in Limerick, and there are nine in both Galway and Kildare.

There are five cases each in Cork, Wexford, and Wicklow.

The remaining 24 cases are spread across Carlow, Clare, Donegal, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary, Waterford, and Westmeath.

Main image: Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health pictured in August. Photo: Leah Farrell/

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