Covid-19 Update: Fri. 16th Oct. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 1000 New Cases

5 New killer Covid-19 virus cases in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 3 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,838.

However, there are 1000 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 47,427. (Two Cases de-notified).

Remember the 3C’s To Avoid Catching The Virus — Closed spaces, Crowded places, and Close-contact settings.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 5 are in Tipperary (925 cases to date); 254 are in Dublin; 102 in Meath; 88 in Cork; 81 in Cavan; 75 in Galway; and the remaining 395 cases are spread across 19 counties.

Of the cases notified today, 478 are men and 520 are women and 71% are under 45 years of age.

There have been 1,299 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today and sadly 2 further death, taking the official toll to 608.

Total global cases this evening now stand at over 39 million [39,002,007] with global deaths at almost 1.1 million [1,099,469].

“If we fail to reduce transmission now, we’re on track to see 1,800 – 2,500 cases a day and over 400 people in hospital by the end of this month” Quote Prof. Philip Nolan

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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