A total of 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). This brings to 2,595 the total number of deaths from Covid-19 and 169,780 the number of cases in the Republic since the onset of the pandemic. The UK variant is very likely making our challenge more difficult. Please stay at home.”Of the 3,231 new cases, 931 cases are in Dublin, 388 in Cork, 238 in Louth, 155 in Waterford, 151 in Limerick and the remaining 1,368 cases are spread across all other counties. “The UK variant has adapted to us; simply put, it is better at moving from person to person when we come into contact,” he said.
Source: The Irish Times January 16, 2021 17:49 UTC