However, the official figures realeased by the Department of Health still stand at 29,427 and these include deaths recorded in hospitals and care homes. The total number of coronavirus cases are 194,990.
Other European countries have also been badly affected including Spain that has over 25,613 deaths along with over 250,000 cases.
France has also seen the worst of the COVID-19 virus with the death toll reaching 25,201 along with 169,462 cases. The country reported as many as over 1,500 fatalities each day when the virus was at its peak however, the daily numbers being reported have significantly improved.
Talking about the coronavirus at a globally level, the United States remains the worst affected country with over 1.12 million cases account for over 37 percent of world cases along with 70,713 deaths.