November 24, 2020
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BREAKING: Waterford among 318 new cases of virus as one further death confirmed

One further person has died after contracting the coronavirus as 318 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed this evening.

It brings the overall death toll as a result of the virus to 2,023. There are now 70,461 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the country, according to the latest daily briefing from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).

The breakdown of the latest cases is as follows: 126 are in Dublin, 45 in Cork, 28 in Limerick, 21 in Donegal, 18 in Kildare with the remaining 80 cases spread across 18 other counties, including five further infections in Waterford.

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Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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