More lockdown as Covid still at dangerous level?

Rising death toll

Sligo News File

The spread of Covid-19 continues to shock.

Figures released by the Department of Health today reveal that another person has died and 429 more cases of the virus have been recorded in the State.

The total number of cases currently stands at 264,633 with deaths, according to the department now at a new high of 4,871.

Forty-six patients are in ICU at present.