She is understood to have had underlying illness.
Staff at a hospital were treating her for respiratory problems when she was diagnosed with COVID 19.
They were being treated at a hospital in the east of the country.
French Health Minister Olivier Véran announced measures to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus on Friday, these new measures included banning gatherings of over 1,000 people. Two of the 27 cases are healthcare workers.
Dr Holoham had earlier asked for privacy for the family of the woman who had died.
"The virus seems to have its maximum transmission period around the time the first symptoms show and for two or three days after, then it declines, so by seven days, the majority are not infectious and fine to go into society".
The National Public Health Emergency Team has advised that blanket socially restrictive actions around hospitals and nursing homes are not necessary at this moment in time.
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4 males from the East, associated with travel.
NINE additional cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland - bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 43.
Up to now, the HSE and the Department of Health have observed strict patient confidentiality rules in relation to confirmed cases by only giving the gender of a patient, the region in which they are based and how they contracted the virus. One case involved recent travel from northern Italy and the other can be traced to a previously reported case in the UK.
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Health officials say there is no need for masks or gloves.
Ireland has recorded its first death from the novel coronavirus outbreak, the government's chief medical officer Tony Holohan said on Wednesday.
1 male from the South, after contact with a confirmed case.
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