No new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Louth in latest figures - Talk of the Town


There were no new cases of Covid-19 reported in Louth in the latest figures.

There remains 759 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the county as of midnight on Sunday May 24th.

This is the second time this week that there has been no increase in the number of cases locally.

There have now been a total 1,615 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Monday 25 May the HPSC has been notified of 37 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 24,735 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.

The latest data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Sunday 24 May (24,629 cases), reveals:

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “As of midnight Monday 25 May, 325,795 tests have been carried out. Over the past week, 30,169 tests were carried out and of these 633 were positive, giving a positivity rate of 2.1%.

“NPHET will meet on Thursday 28th May where further consideration will be given to broadening the case definition.”