Covid-19 Update: Sat. 3rd Oct. 2020 – 10 Deaths – 613 New Cases

9 new cases of killer COVID-19 virus confirmed in Tipperary.

This evening, figures from the Department of Health confirm that there have been sadly 10 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,810. (1 case denotified.)

However, there are 470 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 37,668.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 9 are confirmed in Tipperary; 224 are in Dublin; 58 in Donegal; 46 in Cork; 44 in Kildare; 31 in Limerick; 28 in Laois; 21 in Kerry; 19 in Galway; 17 in Clare; 13 in Meath; 12 in Louth; 12 in Monaghan; 9 each in Offaly and Wicklow; 8 each in Cavan and Wexford; 7 each in Carlow, Sligo, and Roscommon; 6 in Mayo; 5 in Kilkenny; 5 in Westmeath;, with the remaining 7 cases located in three other counties.

Some 924 family outbreaks of Covid-19 were reported in September 2020. Same remains a significant increase from 530 family outbreaks in August; 127 outbreaks confirmed in July; 126 in June; and 94 in May.

Acting Chief Medical Officer has appealed to everyone in the Irish State to follow public health advice and only meet up with people from one other household at any given time.

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has now increased to 100.9. This is the number of cases of the virus per 100,000 of the population.

There are 113 people with the virus in hospitals across the State, with 21 patients receiving treatment in ICU’s.

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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