Covid-19 Update: Sat. 20th June 2020 – 2 Death – 22 New Cases

The total number of Covid-19 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary; as of midnight on Thursday, June 18th, remains at 541, with Zero new cases identified over the previous 24-hour period and over the past 10 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 1,715.

This evening, it has also been confirmed that an additional 22 new cases of the virus have been identified, bringing the total since conception, here in the Republic of Ireland, to 25,374.

Chief Medical Officer for the Republic of Ireland, Dr Tony Holohan, has stated that of the 22 cases confirmed today, nine of these were diagnosed in people under the age of 35. He continued “No one should feel that this is a disease that does not affect them. This virus is highly infectious and, as a result, the return of widespread community transmission remains a very real risk”.

Remaining in intensive care units (ICU) in Irish hospitals tonight are sixteen people with confirmed Covid-19 virus, down from 160 such cases in ICU’s in early April.

Continue To Stay safe.


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