74 Covid-related deaths have been reported over the past week.
It’s the highest total since NPHET started reporting deaths on a WEEKLY basis five months ago.
2,975 new cases have also been confirmed today.
551 Covid patients are in hospital – the highest since late February – with 89 in intensive care.
Chief medical officer, Tony Holohan, says the public hasn’t responded to NPHET’s call for a drop in social contacts………….