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Thirty Six Irish Residents Dead From Covid-19 Virus

The National Public Health Emergency Team have informed the public that a further 36 people, (17 females/19 males), all confirmed with the Covid-19 virus, have died in the 26 counties of Ireland today. This brings the overall death toll to 210 since its conception. Today’s tally also represents the largest amount of deaths reported on any previous day.

Here in the Irish Republic today, 345 more cases of the coronavirus have also been diagnosed; bringing our overall total of confirmed cases in the 26 counties to 5,709.

Sadly three of today’s deaths are located in the south; twenty seven in the east of the country, while the remaining six are in the northwest.

We learn that 24 of the 36 deceased persons, had previous underlying health conditions.

In Co. Tipperary the sum total of affected cases remains at 133.

Some 42,484 Covid-19 tests have now been carried out to date. Of the 12,271 tests undertaken in the last week, 19% of them were positive. Testing has now increased to 2,000 per day, and this testing is expected to increase to 15,000 per day into the future.

In the six counties of Northern Ireland, 3 more Covid-19 deaths have been reported today, bringing their total number of virus affected deceased persons to 73. There has been 97 new cases of Covid-19 identified in this same region today, bringing their total number of infected cases to 1,255.

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