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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 27th Oct. 2020 – 5 Deaths – 720 New Cases

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17 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 5 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,890.

There are 720 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 58,767. (79 deaths in the last month, 32 of which were in nursing homes.)

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 17 are in Co. Tipperary (1,116 cases to date, per RTE summary); 228 in Dublin; 130 in Cork; 47 in Galway; 31 in Meath; 27 in Limerick; with the remaining 240 cases located across 19 other counties.

However, the 14-day incidence rate continues to show the lowest rate as being here in Tipperary, at 133.5 per 100,000 of population.

The Health Service Executive has promised that in approximately eight week it will have some 800 contact tracers recruited, to deal with the Covid-19 virus pandemic. Currently, there are 550 staff working in the HSE’s national contact tracing centres. The HSE had also availed of 60 army cadets for one week to support contact tracing.

Currently, there were 341 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded nationally in our State’s hospitals at lunch time, with 38 of these patients in intensive care units.

There were 722 new cases in Northern Ireland bringing their total number of confirmed cases to 34,832, with sadly 13 further deaths from Covid-19 virus in the past 24 hours. Their death toll now stands at 671.

Total global cases, as at 2:00pm this evening, now stand at well over 43.5 million [Global Cases – 43,615,291] with global deaths well over 1 million [Global Deaths1,161,208].


Do remember this Halloween season the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places, Close-contacts
and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE.

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Man Found Dead Following Tipperary House Fire.

A thorough investigation is under way in Co Tipperary after the body of a man was discovered at the scene of a house fire.

Gardaí were alerted around 5:00am this morning and responded to reports of a house fire in the St. Michael’s Avenue area of Tipperary town.
Fire crews quickly fought the blaze bringing it under control, however sadly the body of a man, understood to be aged in his 30s, was discovered inside the building.

The body remains at the scene of the blaze, while a technical examination take place.

Gardaí, today, are appealing for witnesses who may have noticed anything unusual at the time of the fire, to contact them at Tipperary Town Garda Station on Tel: 062-80670.

Second Tipperary Fire Over Halloween Festival Weekend

Gardaí are treating as an incident of criminal damage, a non related fire at a hay barn in the Ardfinnan area of Co. Tipperary, that also occurred over the weekend.

The fire is understood to have occurred at around 7:00pm on Sunday, October 25th near Clonmel in the south of the county. This area was also preserved for a technical examination after the fire was successfully extinguished.

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Covid-19 Update: Mon. 26th Oct. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 939 New Cases

26 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 3 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,885.

There are 939 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 58,067.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 26 are in Co. Tipperary (1,099 cases to date, per RTE summary); 262 in Dublin; 96 in Cork; 61 in Meath; 53 in Galway; 51 in Donegal; with the remaining 387 cases located across all other remaining counties.

However, the county with the lowest 14-day incidence rate remains Co. Tipperary at 139.1 per 100,000 of population.

Currently, there were 341 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded nationally in our State’s hospitals at lunch time, with 38 of these patients in intensive care units.

There were 727 new cases in Northern Ireland bringing their total number of confirmed cases to 34,832, with sadly 5 further deaths from Covid-19 virus in the past 24 hours. Their death toll now stands at 658.

Total global cases this evening now stand at well over 43 million [43,238,481] with global deaths well over 1.15 million [1,156,212].


Do remember this Halloween season the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places, Close-contacts
and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE.

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Covid-19 Update: Sun. 25th Oct. 2020 – Zero Deaths – 1025 New Cases

10 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been zero further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,882.

There are 1025 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 57,128.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 10 are in Co. Tipperary (1,073 cases to date, per RTE summary); 255 in Dublin; 147 in Cork; 77 in Galway; 54 in Kildare; 53 in Donegal; with the remaining 429 cases located across 20 remaining counties.

Other Covid-19 related news.

Currently, there were 315 confirmed cases of Covid-19 nationally in our State’s hospitals and 38 of these patients are in intensive care units.

There were 896 new cases in Northern Ireland bringing their total number of confirmed cases to 34,105, with sadly 8 further deaths from Covid-19 virus in the past 24 hours. Their death toll now stands at 653.

Total global cases this evening now stand at almost 43 million [42,829,950] with global deaths well over 1.15 million [1,152,054].


Do remember this Halloween season the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places, Close-contacts
and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE.

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Tipperary Gardaí Seize Cocaine Valued €4,000.

Picture courtesy An Garda Síochána, Tipperary.

Roscrea and Moneygal Community Policing Units have recovered and seized a stash of what is believed to be cocaine.

The drug, with a potential market value of approximately €4,000, was found located in a field in Moneygal, latter a small village on the border of counties Tipperary and Offaly, yesterday.

Also seized were a scales and sachet plastic bags.

No arrests have been made as yet and investigation are continuing.

Moneygal village is the ancestral home of former US President, Mr Barack Obama.

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