Coronavirus Ireland: 390 new cases and no further deaths as health chiefs consider moving five more counties to Level 3

There have been no further deaths and 390 new cases of coronavirus in Ireland, the Department of Health has announced.

here have now been a total of 35,377 cases and 1,802 deaths in the country.

There have been 209 cases in Dublin, 27 in Cork, 22 in Donegal, 21 in Dublin and 14 in Kildare, 14 in Monaghan, 7 Roscommon, 7 in Tipperary, 7 Waterford, 7 in Wexford, 6 in Limerick, 6 in Longford, 5 in Laois, 5 in Meath, 5 in Offaly, 5 in Sligo.

The news comes as health chiefs are considering on moving Wicklow, Clare, Dublin, Cork and Limerick to Level 3.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has issued an appeal for people to be extra vigilant over the next two weeks, especially calling on younger people.

He said that the next two weeks are “critical” and that precautions taken now will have an effect on “what our winter looks like”.

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