Covid-19 Update: Fri. 19th June 2020 – 2 Death – 16 New Cases

The total number of Covid-19 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary; as of midnight on Wednesday, June 17th, remains at 541, with Zero new cases identified over the previous 24-hour period and over the past 9 days.

This evening, the Department of Health has confirmed that there have been sadly 2 further deaths caused by Covid-19 in Ireland over the last 24 hours. These latest figures leave the total number of deaths caused by this pandemic currently at 1,714.

This evening, it has also been confirmed that an additional 13 new cases of the virus have been identified, bringing the total since conception, here in the Republic of Ireland, to 25,368.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan has stated that the importance of people exercising their own judgement and taking personal responsibility in protecting themselves and others, cannot be overstated at this most crucial point during the virus pandemic.

He further stated that hand washing, physical distancing, cough/sneeze etiquette, face coverings and understanding the symptoms of Covid-19, are how every individual can equip themselves to live safely.

Co. Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,248 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,535 cases (6%) and Kildare with 1,439 cases (6%).

Continue To Stay safe.


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