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BREAKING: Number of Louth Covid-19 cases sky rockets after yesterday's low

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David Lynch

Reporter:

David Lynch

BREAKING: Number of Louth Covid-19 cases sky rockets after yesterday's low

The number of Covid-19 cases in Louth has been reported as 69 in today's figures.

This represents a worrying jump after yesterday's figure of just 5 - which was the second lowest in the country.

Today's figure of 69 makes it the seventh-highest county number reported in the country.

Nationally, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 13 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 1,865 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Monday 19th October, the HPSC has been notified of 1,269 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 52,256 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.