Over 90 confirmed Covid cases in Roscommon

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in County Roscommon had risen to 91 by Monday night.

Meanwhile, a further 49 Covid-related deaths were confirmed on Wednesday night, bringing the total number of deaths in Ireland from the virus to 769.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said it had been informed that a further 49 people diagnosed with Covid-19 in Ireland have died.

As of 1 pm on Tuesday, 21st of April, the HPSC had been notified of 631 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases at that point to 16,671.

As of midnight on Tuesday, 21st of April, the HPSC has been informed of 302 clusters in residential care settings, 179 of which are in nursing homes. Of the 769 deaths in laboratory confirmed cases, 412 are associated with residents of residential care settings, of which 348 are associated with nursing home settings.