LATEST: Covid-19 figures for Laois and neighbouring counties

Wednesday, June 17

Conor Ganly

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Conor Ganly

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Coronavirus cases in Laois

There have been no new cases of Covid-19 reported in Laois for yet another day.

The number of cases in Laois remains at 264, according to figures published by the Department of Health this evening, June 17.  

There have been small rises in some neighbouring counties. 

County by county figures are published daily by the Department of Health for the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET). The county breakdown refers to cases confirmed on midnight at Monday, June 15 meaning they are almost two days behind national figures.

The situation in other counties remains as follows.

Offaly has 481 cases - no change.

Kildare has 1,435 - up one. 

Tipperary is at 541 cases - no change.

Kilkenny at 350 - up two.

Carlow has 171.

Westmeath remains at 670 cases and Longford at 285.

Dublin's case numbers rose to 12,235.

There were three additional deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.

Up to date figures from the Health Protection, Surveillance Centre show's an official death toll of 1,710 deaths in Ireland recorded since the first death in March.

A further 8 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed as of midnight, June 16 bringing the total number of official cases of Covid-19 infections in Ireland to 25,341 cases since February 29.

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