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Covid-19 Update: Wed. 4th Nov. 2020 – 8 Deaths – 444 New Cases

11 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 8 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,930.

There are 444 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 63,483.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 11 are in Co. Tipperary (Total 1,234 cases to date, per RTE summary); 158 in Dublin; 48 in Cork; 36 in Galway; 28 in Limerick; with the other 163 cases located across the remaining 18 counties.

Currently, there are 310 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded nationally in our Irish State hospitals, with 41 of these patients in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

Other COVID-19 News:

The Minister for Health, Mr Stephen Donnelly, has stated that the reproduction rate at which Covid-19 is transmitted here in Ireland, has now dropped to below 1, to somewhere between 0.7 and 0.9; with the virus rate falling in 23 of the 26 counties.

The University of Oxford hopes to present late-stage trial results on its Covid-19 vaccine towards the end of this year.

Travellers from EU ‘orange’ countries arriving into Ireland from Sunday, will not have to restrict their movements for 14 days if they have a negative Covid-19 test undertaken three days before their arrival.

There are 679 new virus cases in Northern Ireland, with sadly a further 10 deaths. Their death toll now stands at 740.

Total global cases this evening, now stand at over 47.5 million [Global Cases – 47,582,064] with global deaths at well over 1.2 million [Global Deaths – 1,216,453].

Remember: “Spread the Message, not the Virus”.

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