Though Ireland's case numbers have been slowly dropping over the past few weeks and months, there are growing fears of a second wave of coronavirus, particularly with social distancing laws around the continent being relaxed and global travel well and truly on its way back to normal.
Half are associated with outbreaks.
The Irish health authorities have confirmed one additional coronavirus-related death and 85 new cases of Covid-19 in their latest daily figures. The factory is closed and outbreak control teams are in place.
Public health officials are pleading with people to double down on their efforts to fight Covid-19 this bank holiday weekend.More news: UK's Johnson hits the brakes after 'warning light' of spike in cases
The HSPC was notified of 38 confirmed cases of Covid-19 nationwide on Friday.
Clare 391 (+11) Kilkenny 357 (0) Roscommon 346 (0) Kerry 317 (0) Longford 288 (0) Laois 282 (+9) Wexford 224 (+1) Carlow 179 (0) Waterford 166 (0) Sligo 149 (0) Leitrim 84 (0)#Covid_19 no new cases in 14/26 counties.
"This weekend, the six key things people need to do are limit the size of your network and time you spend with them, keep your distance, meet up outside if possible, wash your hands, wear a face covering and download the Covid Tracker App".
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"If you are concerned that you have been in contact with a confirmed case please come forward for testing,"he added".
Dr Glynn said NPHET would not be making any decision about moving to Phase Four of the roadmap for reopening the country on 10 August until it sees "how this plays out in terms of the numbers". "Protect our health service by following public health advice and stay safe from Covid-19".
The Republic of Ireland began easing its Covid-19 lockdown measures in May by publishing a five-stage roadmap to recovery.
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