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Coronavirus: 35 More People Hospitalised Today

CMO says school environment is not a major source of transmission.

1,293 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported this evening. 

382 people are in hospital with the virus, up 35 on yesterday, with 61 in intensive care.

The chief medical officer says a lot of preparation has gone into ensuring schools are safe to reopen. 

Dr Tony Holohan says the school environment is not a major source of transmission. 

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