Covid-19 Update: Tue. 22nd Sept. 2020 – Zero New Deaths – 334 New Cases

This evening, figures from the Department of Health confirm 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 1,792.

However, there are 334 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 33,444.

As expected, of today’s confirmed cases 174 are in Dublin; while 34 are in Cork; 30 in Kildare; 18 in Donegal; 10 each in Galway and Louth; 6 each in Clare, Mayo, Meath, Roscommon and Waterford, 5 in Limerick, with the remaining 23 cases spread across 11 other counties.

There are 75 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Northern Ireland.

Meanwhile, the Minister for Justice Ms Helen McEntee is pleading with people to support healthcare workers by adhering to public health regulations and guidelines. The Minister stated that while there is enough capacity in acute hospitals presently, the increase in cases of Covid-19 continues to be a cause for serious worry.

COVID-19 virus cases confirmed today by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) shows global cases at almost 31.5 million (31,374,796) with associated global deaths sadly at almost 1 million (965,742).

Please do make a special 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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