Covid-19 Update: Sun. 4th Oct. 2020 – Zero Deaths – 364 New Cases

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

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

However, there are 364 new additional cases reported today, spread across the 26 counties; leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 38,032.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 8 are confirmed in Tipperary; 100 cases are in Dublin; 55 in Cork; 31 in Donegal; 24 in Limerick; 23 in Galway; 17 in Clare; 14 in Sligo; 13 in Roscommon; 10 in Kerry; 8 in Wicklow; 7 in Kildare; 6 each in Kilkenny and Offaly, 5 each in Cavan, Mayo and Meath, with the remaining 27 cases located in nine other counties.

There have been 462 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours, with sadly 1 further death.

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) are holding a meeting this evening to further assess the current rising Covid-19 numbers. This unscheduled meeting raises the possibility that further restrictions could be recommended to Government on Tuesday by NPHET. The meeting was chaired unexpectedly by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan.

A HSE daily operations report confirmed that cases in medical facilities have jumped this morning, with 134 confirmed cases in hospitals and 20 in intensive care units, (ICU’s).
In hospitals serving Co. Tipperary, up to last night, seven COVID-19 virus cases were being cared for in University Hospital Limerick, and one such similar case in South Tipperary General, Clonmel.

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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