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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 10th July 2020 – 1 Death – 25 New Cases

The number of people who have been diagnosed with Covid-19 virus has risen for the first time in ten weeks, and all of the 23 new cases of Covid-19, reported yesterday, occurred in people aged under 44 years, and 77% involved people under the age of 25 years. Dr Mary Favier (President Irish College of GPs and member of NPHET) stated that the high rate of young people becoming infected with Covid-19 should be of considerable concern.

The total number of Covid-19 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary; stands currently at 543, with no new cases for the second day.

This evening, the Department of Health has confirmed that there have been 1 death caused by this pandemic, bringing the overall death toll here in the Republic to 1,744.

However, there were 25 new additional cases reported to the Department of Health, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases since conception at 25,589.

Of these 25 new cases recorded today we are aware that 21 of such cases are in the following counties:- Co.Dublin in total there are 12,275 (9 new cases), Co. Kildare 1,503 (3 new cases), Co. Meath 812 (stable today), Co. Cork 1545 (stable today), Co. Wicklow 700 (1 new case), Co. Sligo 147 (1 new case), Co. Mayo 573 (1 new case), Co. Limerick 589 (1 new case), Waterford 165 (5 new cases) and Co. Kerry 310 (stable today).

From Monday next face masks are compulsory on public transport. This compulsory regulation will be signed into law later today.

Meanwhile, Ireland is beginning to reimport Covid-19 cases through international travel, a senior health adviser has warned; as 15 new coronavirus cases are linked to travel outside Ireland.


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