Three more deaths from COVID-19 in the Republic

386,000+ tests carried out so far
  • Deborah Condon

Three more people with COVID-19 have died in the Republic, bringing the total number of deaths here to 1,709.

A further 14 cases of the virus have also been confirmed, while one has been denotified, bringing the total number of cases here to 25,334

Data from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre shows that of the 25,320 cases reported to it as of midnight on June 14, 3,282 cases have been hospitalised and of these, 418 have been admitted to ICU.

Dublin continues to have the highest number of cases nationwide (12,228), followed by Cork (1,533) and Kildare (1,434).

According to the Department of Health's chief medical officer, Dr Tony Holohan, as of midnight on Monday, June 14, 386,572 tests have been carried out.

"Over the past week, 18,758 tests were carried out. Of these, 146 tests were positive, giving a positivity rate of 0.8%," he noted.

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