Covid-19 Update: Sun. 11th Oct. 2020 – two Deaths – 814 New Cases

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

The Department of Health have confirmed that there have been sadly 2 new death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,826.

However, there are 814 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 42,528.

Currently there are 30 patients with Covid-19 in intensive care units across the State.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 13 are in Co. Tipperary; 226 in Dublin; 77 in Cork; 64 in Galway; 56 in Donegal; 48 in Meath with the remaining 330 cases are spread across all remaining 20 counties.

With Tipperary confirming a rising total to date of 875 Covid-19 cases; many of the counties bordering on Tipperary are experiencing lesser virus spikes; e.g. Clare 838; Kilkenny 513: Waterford 395; including former counties recently placed in lock down, namely Offaly with 811 cases and Laois 547 cases to date
[Scrool down HERE to view Map of Ireland entitled ‘Location Breakdown‘.]

The Minister for Health Mr Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that there is not going to be a longer mid-term break for schools as the evidence shows that schools are not contributing to a rise in virus numbers. Mr Donnelly further stated that it needs to be understood that for the next two weeks virus figures will get worse, but at the moment a circuit breaker in the form of a complete lockdown is not being considered.

There have been 1,066 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland and sadly 1 further death. This is the second time Northern Ireland has recorded more than 1,000 new cases in as many days.

Total global cases this evening now stand at above 37 million [37,272,305] with global deaths at almost 1.1 million [1,073,824], an increase of 4,509 in under 20 hours.

Please do try to make an 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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