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Covid-19 Update: Thur 23rd April 2020 – 28 Deaths – 936 New Cases

The Department of Health has confirmed this evening that a further 28 people have tragically died from the Covid-19 virus, here in the Republic of Ireland.

This confirmation brings the overall total number of deaths to-date to 794 [Note: 3 deaths which were previously reported as associated with the virus are no longer classified as being related to this pandemic.]

A total of 936 new cases of the coronavirus have also today been identified here in the Republic, thus bringing the total since conception to 17,607.

Here in Co. Tipperary the number of virus cases reported, as at midnight on April 21st last, has been confirmed at 327, an increase of 7 new confirmed cases.

Complacency is the new enemy”, warns Leo Varadkar

The caretaker Taoiseach Mr Leo Varadkar has informed the Dáil today, that there was a real risk that if everyone became careless or negligent with regard to social distancing, control could again be lost over the spread of coronavirus here in Ireland. “Complacency is the new enemy”, he correctly declared.

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