8 more deaths from COVID, 309 new cases

8 more deaths from COVID, 309 new cases

Eight more deaths from COVID-19 have been reported, as well as 309 new cases of the virus.
Of the eight deaths, four occurred this month, two in February and two in January or earlier. The average age of those who died was 79 and the age range was 43-92. There have now been a total of 4,820 deaths in the Republic.
Of the 309 new cases, 107 occurred in Dublin, 30 in Kildare, 21 in Meath, 14 in Offaly and 14 in Limerick. The total number of cases now stands at 242,402.
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