Covid-19 Update: Thur. 23rd July 2020 – 9 Death – 7 New Cases

The total number of Covid-19 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary; remains currently at 543, with no new cases for the 14th day in a row.

This evening, the Department of Health has confirmed that there have been 9 new death caused by this pandemic, leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic remaining at 1,763. Eight of the nine deaths are late notifications that took place back in April, May and June of this year.

However, there were 7 new additional cases reported to the Department of Health, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, now at 25,826.

Meanwhile, the Pandemic Unemployment Payment, will close to new applicants from September 17th, is to be extended until April 2021, but will see a gradual reduction to €203 per week over that period, based on the pre-pandemic earnings of the receiptient.

In relation to school openings, An Tánaiste Mr Leo Varadkar has stated that it is essential; provided that the Covid-19 virus stays suppressed, that schools open, allowing children to get back to their educational development and that parents have such assurances.

Continue To Act Responsibly – Stay Safe.


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