Covid-19 Update: Thur. 8th Oct. 2020 – One Death – 506 New Cases

Five new killer COVID-19 virus cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed that there have been sadly 1 new death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,817.

However, there are 506 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 40,086. [Four cases denotified since yesterday]

There have been 923 new cases of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland confirmed in the last 24 hours and sadly one more death also. An Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin has raised concerns today about the Covid-19 virus situation in Northern Ireland with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 5 are reported in Tipperary (Total 849); 91 are in Dublin; 76 in Cork; 53 in Donegal; 42 in Meath; with the remaining 239 cases located across 20 other counties.

Total global cases this evening now stand at over 36 million [36,281,192] with global deaths at over 1 million [1,057,625].

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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