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Covid-19 Update: Mon. 19th Oct. 2020 – Zero Deaths – 1,031 New Cases

36 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been zero new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,852.

As already stated, there are 1,031 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 50,993. Today sets a new record for the highest number of Covid-19 cases reported on any single day.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 36 are in Co. Tipperary (999 cases to date per RTE summary); 235 are in Dublin; 232 in Cork; 60 in Galway; 47 in Limerick; 47 in Kerry; with the remaining 374 cases located across 20 counties.

Tipperary’s incidence rate still remains lowest in Ireland at 109.1 per 100,000 population.

Today nationally, 299 Covid-19 patients are in hospital, with 34 of these in ICU’s.

Other Covid-19 related news

The Cabinet is meeting currently to finalise a plan to move the 26 country of Ireland to Level 5 restrictions until the end of November.

There have been 820 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today (7,056 in the last seven days) and sad to report 6 further death, taking the official toll to 621.

Total global cases this evening now stand at over 40 million [40,186,016] with global deaths at well over 1.1 million [1,115,521].


Do Remember 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. 18th Oct. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 1,283 New Cases

16 new killer Covid-19 virus cases in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 3 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,852. [The aforementioned 3 deaths reported this evening occurred in the current month, (October2020), while most of today’s confirmed 1,283 cases cover the period of the last four days.].

As already stated, there are 1,283 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 49,962. Today sets a new record for the highest number of Covid-19 cases reported on any single day.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 16 are in Tipperary (963 cases to date); 408 in Dublin; 156 in Cork; 88 in Kildare; 80 in Meath; 55 in Limerick; with the remaining 480 cases located across 20 counties.

Today nationally, 277 Covid-19 patients are in hospital, with 33 of these in ICU’s.

County Tipperary, with a population of some 159,553 persons, has recorded 165 new confirmed cases in the last 15 days, or a total of 963 cases. since the first case was confirmed within our borders. However, some small consulation; our 14-day incidence rate of the virus, per 100,000 people, remains lowest in Ireland at 93.4.

With the National Public Health Emergency Team advocating to keep our schools open for the needs of our children, the video hereunder may help worried students, parents or guardians.

Q&A with Professor Luke O’Neill on managing Covid-19 in the classroom

Other Covid-19 related news

With the obvious clarity that Virus Level 3 restrictions are insufficient when used in a county by county approach; the Government are expected to announce further decisive and nationwide Covid-19 restrictions from tomorrow, raising same to at least the regulations set out in the Virus Level 4 pathway.

According to the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal; coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have ascertained. They claim that this discovery demonstrates the need for frequent hand washing to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

There have been 1,012 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today and sadly 5 further death, taking the official toll to 615.

Total global cases this evening now stand approaching 40 million [39,751,900] with global deaths at over 1.1 million [1,110,955].

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Europe has now exceeded 250,000.


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

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Covid-19 Update: Sat. 17th Oct. 2020 – 8 Deaths – 1,276 New Cases

Remember the 4C’s To Avoid Catching the Virus — Cover faces, Closed spaces, Crowded places, and Close-contact settings.

22 new killer Covid-19 virus cases in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 8 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,849. [Note: Of today’s deaths, five occurred in October, with two in September and one in June.]

However, there are 1,276 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 48,678.

Latest figures from the HSE confirm that the number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 has risen to 260, an increase of 11 overnight, with 30 in intensive care units.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 22 are in Tipperary (947 cases to date); 278 in Dublin; 149 in Cork; 108 in Meath; 107 in Galway; 80 in Wexford; with the remaining 532 located across 20 other counties.
The 14-day incidence rate of the virus per 100,000 people remains lowest in counties Tipperary (93.4), Wicklow (102.5), Carlow (115.9) and Waterford (130.8).

No decision is expected to be made before Monday next with regard to moving to Virus Level 5 here in the Irish State.

There have been 1,031 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today and sadly 2 further death, taking the official toll to 610.

Total global cases this evening now stand at almost 39.5 million [39,461,816] with global deaths at over 1.1 million [1,106,454].


Please do try to make an 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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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 16th Oct. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 1000 New Cases

5 New killer Covid-19 virus cases in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 3 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,838.

However, there are 1000 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 47,427. (Two Cases de-notified).

Remember the 3C’s To Avoid Catching The Virus — Closed spaces, Crowded places, and Close-contact settings.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 5 are in Tipperary (925 cases to date); 254 are in Dublin; 102 in Meath; 88 in Cork; 81 in Cavan; 75 in Galway; and the remaining 395 cases are spread across 19 counties.

Of the cases notified today, 478 are men and 520 are women and 71% are under 45 years of age.

There have been 1,299 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today and sadly 2 further death, taking the official toll to 608.

Total global cases this evening now stand at over 39 million [39,002,007] with global deaths at almost 1.1 million [1,099,469].

“If we fail to reduce transmission now, we’re on track to see 1,800 – 2,500 cases a day and over 400 people in hospital by the end of this month” Quote Prof. Philip Nolan


Please do try to make an 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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Thurles, It’s Restart a Heart Day

Ms Brigid Sinnott (Resuscitation Manager, Irish Heart Foundation) reports this morning: –

Dear George,
Today is Restart a Heart Day – a day each year when across the globe we raise awareness of CPR and how important it is for us all to know how we can save a life using just our hands.
This year, however, it’s a little different due to the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this year we had to cancel our public CPR training programmes and we don’t know when we’ll be able to run them again.

Why is it important that we all know how to perform CPR?

Every year in Ireland thousands of people die from a cardiac arrest. Around 70% of these deaths happen at home, in front of a loved one. Which means that if someone you love suffers a cardiac arrest, you could be their best chance of survival.

“To counter this, we’ve developed a new awareness campaign, (kindly supported by Abbott and ESB Networks), which shows just how straightforward it is to perform CPR.

“We’re launching the campaign today on Restart a Heart Day with a great new video featuring “Manny Quinn”, our familiar CPR training manikin! It’s less than a minute long – please, please take a minute to check it out and remind yourself of the key steps of CPR.

It’s so important that as many people as possible see this video and know the hard and fast rule of CPR. If we each spread the word – even just to a few people – its impact will multiply across the country (and beyond!).

George , will you share this video with five of your family or friends on social media and help us spread this important message? “

Thank You Ms Brigid Sinnott

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