ONE death and three new cases of Covid-19 nationwide were announced by the Department of Health this evening.
India had over 18,000 positive tests yesterday, a record for the country in one day. R is the number of individuals who, on average, will be infected by a single infected person.
There are calls for just three or four countries to be added to the government's "green list" for worldwide travel.
However, Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan is urging people to stay in Ireland this summer - and says he's "beyond nervous" about worldwide travel returning.
Statistics published today show that for the first time since mid-May a COVID-19 related death was registered in the Derry City and Strabane council area.
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The HPSC has been notified of 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with the denotification of 2 cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland to 25,405. This brings the total number of cases in the county to 1,478.
Offaly has a recorded total of 483 people with coronavirus while Laois figures remain at 265 confirmed cases of COVID-19. A further eight cases were in people aged between 35-54.
The Chief Medical officer has expressed concern at the high number of young people with cases of Covid-19 in today's figures.
The Department of Health figures are based on patients having previously tested positive for the virus, whereas NISRA weekly figures are based on the information entered on death certificates, completed by medical professionals.
In a statement on Saturday night, Dr Holohan said the number of young people testing positive is "now a real concern and a worrying trend".