LATEST: Coronavirus Covid-19 cases in Carlow holding firm at 143 during pandemic

Thursday, May 14

Conor Ganly & Lynda Kiernan

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Covid-19 has not spread to any new cases in Carlow, according to the latest figures Department of Health figures released on Thursday, May 14.

Carlow's total is also holding firm at 143.

The spread of the virus has also slowed in the midlands and neighbouring counties.

Kildare has a total of 1,348 cases up from 1,344. In Offaly, there are now 362 compared to 360 cases on Wednesday. 

Tipperary has a total of 524 cases - no change on the previous two day's report.

Kilkenny has had 292 positives cases up by one from the previous day.

Westmeath has accumulated 648 case up three. Longford has 272 cases up by two.

The country's hotspot Dublin now has 11,308 cases, up from 11,242 on Wednesday. 

The county breakdown relates to the latest figures confirmed on Tuesday, May 12.

Up to date, national figures announced on Thursday revealed that 10 more people have died in Ireland after contracting the virus.

The newly confirmed fatalities bring to 1,506 the number of deaths from Covid-19 in the Republic.

With a jump of 426 in the number of extra cases announced, a total of 23,827 people who have tested positive for Covid-19 in Ireland since the first confirmed infection on February 29.