LATEST - Three new cases of Covid-19 in Laois

As reported on Wednesday, July 29

Lynda Kiernan


Lynda Kiernan


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Coronavirus cases in Laois and neighbouring counties

The incidence of Covid-19 in Laois has risen by three, according to the latest official figures released by the Department of Health this Wednesday, July 29.

The latest county by county-by-county breakdown of the pandemic across Ireland shows three new cases for Laois, and very few rises in neighbouring counties.

Figures for Monday, July 27 show that the Laois total stands at 271. The county by county data is published two days behind national figures. Probable and possible cases are included in the figures.

There were some rises in neighbouring counties.

Kildare has had 1,541, up by three cases. 

Offaly stands at 487 - no change.

Tipperary has 544 cases - no change. 

Kilkenny is at 356 cases - no change.

Carlow is at 179 cases - no change.

Westmeath has accumulated 678 cases - up one. 

Longford remains at 288 - no change.

The total for Dublin is now at 12,480 - up by 14.

Up to date, national figures show there have been no new deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre data now shows an official death toll of 1,764 deaths in Ireland recorded since the first official death in March. 

A further 14 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed as of midnight, July 28 bringing the total number of official cases of Covid-19 infections in Ireland to 25,942 cases since the first confirmed infection on February 29.