No spokesperson from the Ireland East Hospital Group is available this evening.
Two workers at St Luke's Hospital have died from Covid-19.
It is understood that the two health service staff were in their 40s and 50s. It's reported that the woman died in the hospital on Wednesday and the man died at his home on Tuesday.
A spokesperson for the Ireland East Hospital Group has confirmed the tragic news.
I can sadly confirm that two healthcare workers from St Luke's General Hospital Carlow Kilkenny have passed away, having tested positive for Covid-19," said the spokesperson.
"We wish to extend our sincere condolences to their family friends and colleagues.
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