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Covid-19 Update: Thur. 1st OCT. 2020 – 4 Deaths – 442 New Cases

10 new cases of killer COVID-19 virus confirmed in Tipperary.

This evening, figures from the Department of Health confirm that there have been sadly 4 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,806.

However, there are 442 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 36,597; highest number since April 1st.

Of this evenings confirmed cases; 10 are in Tipperary; 170 are in Dublin; 47 in Cork; 28 in Donegal; 23 in Meath; 21 in Galway; 20 in Monaghan; 14 in Clare; 12 in Roscommon; 11 each in Laois and Longford; 10 each in Cavan and Limerick; 9 in Kildare;, 8 in Wicklow; 5 each in Louth and Wexford; with the remaining 28 cases located in nine other counties.

There have been 259 new cases of Covid-19 virus confirmed in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections there to 11,952.

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) has recommended that a maximum of six people from a single household should be allowed visit another home nationwide. This rule currently applies in Dublin and Donegal, which are on Level 3 restrictions. However, up until now six people from three households could visit another home in other counties, currently at Level 2.

The Department of Health has confirmed that Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan will return to work next Monday, 5 October. Dr. Holohan, you will remember, took temporary leave in July to give his full energy and attention to his wife Emer, latter who has a form of blood cancer. A very able Dr. Ronan Glynn has been Acting Chief Medical Officer since Dr. Holohan was forced to temporally stepped aside.


Please do make a special effort to stay safe by reducing social contacts; avoiding crowds;
physically distancing; while wearing face coverings and washing your hands regularly.


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