Five more Covid-19 cases in Cavan and Monaghan

12 more people with Covid-19 have died in the Republic.

The death toll in this country now stands at 1,583. Locally there’s been another increase in cases.

Cavan has seen an increase of two to bring its total to 804. It passed 800 cases earlier this week and remains the county with the highest incidence rate in the country.

Monaghan has recorded three more cases today with its total at 488.

76 new cases have been reported nationally bringing the total to 24,391.