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Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan at last night's media briefing.

Coronavirus: 3 more deaths and 302 new cases in Ireland confirmed

One of those who has died in Ireland was a healthcare worker, the Taoiseach confirmed this evening.

A FURTHER 302 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the Republic of Ireland, bringing the total here to 2,121.

Three more deaths connected to the coronavirus have also been confirmed.

There have now been 22 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. One of the confirmed deaths in Ireland was a health worker, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said at a briefing this evening.

The details of the latest figures had been confirmed earlier this evening by The Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

The deaths include one person in the north-west of the country and two females in the east.

Earlier today, three more deaths from Covid-19 were confirmed in Northern Ireland with the total number of cases rising to 275. 

An earlier version of this article has been corrected.

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