Coronavirus cases in Ireland top 1,500, two more deaths

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dublin

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ireland rose to 1,564 on Wednesday from 1,329 a day earlier, with two more deaths reported to bring the number of fatalities to nine, the health department said.

(Reporting by Padraic Halpin; Editing by Chris Reese)