As of Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Health has 73,405 confirmed cases (includes confirmed and probable cases) and 408,269 negatives.
Earlier today, eight further deaths were confirmed in Northern Ireland.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Pennsylvania had the sixth-most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States; New York still had the most with 382,824 and Montana is listed as having the least reported cases (in the continental U.S.) with 525, according toWorldometer.
The update comes after Kendall County Coroner Jacquie Purcell confirmed Thursday there were no additional COVID-19-related deaths occurring within the county's borders since May 11.
As of midnight Tuesday, June 2 the HPSC has been notified of a further 47 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the country.
The total number of confirmed cases is at 25,870 with 2,047 of them in Stearns County, 248 in Sherburne County and 181 in Benton County. "NPHET will proceed to submit recommendations to the Minister for Health". However, it remains the case that this is an unpredictable virus, and the prognosis for any one individual diagnosed, regardless of their current health, remains uncertain.
Dr Siobhán Kennelly, HSE National Clinical Advisor and Group Lead for Older Persons; "It is our collective responsibility to continue to support vulnerable groups in our society".
By ages, the 80-89-year-old group has the most deaths with 24, followed by 70-79 (20), 60-69 (14), 90-99 (12), 50-59 (5), 40-49 (1) and 99 and older (1).