Covid-19 Update: Wed. 20th May 2020 – 11 Deaths – 64 New Cases

“We must keep our distance now, in order to be closer in the future.”

The total number of Covid-19 virus cases that have been confirmed here in Co. Tipperary; as of midnight on Monday, May 18th last, has been recorded as 528, an increase of 3 recorded new cases, within a 24 hour period.

The Department of Health has confirmed, this evening, that a further 11 people have tragically died from the virus, here in the Republic of Ireland over the past 24 hours. These latest figures place the total number of deaths since this pandemic began, to 1,571.

This evening, it has also been confirmed that an additional 64 new cases of coronavirus have been identified, bringing the total since conception to 24,315, as at 11:00am today, Wednesday.

Today is the fifth time since mid-March that the number of new confirmed cases has remained nationally below the figure of 100.

Dublin remains as having the highest number of cases at 11,733 (49% of all cases), while Kildare has 1,379 cases (6%) followed closely by Cork with 1,376 cases (6%)

Some 87% of confirmed virus cases diagnosed have now recovered.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ronan Glynn has stated that the message to all employers is, where it is possible, limit employees coming into their places of work.
Advice on the two-hour limit for meetings discussed yesterday, will last beyond Phase 5 of the lifting of restrictions.

Please Do Continue To Remain Safe.


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