Covid-19 Update: Thur. 5th Nov. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 591 New Cases

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

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 3 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,933.

There are 591 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 64,046.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 11 are located in Co. Tipperary (Total 1,245 cases to date, per RTE summary); 120 in Dublin; 75 in Donegal; 50 in Cork; 46 in Kerry; 44 in Limerick; with the remaining 245 cases located across 19 other counties.

Currently, there are 302 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded nationally in our Irish State hospitals, with 38 of these patients in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

Other COVID-19 News:
The Minister for Health Mr Stephen Donnelly has stated that he agrees with the Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin, that the full six-week duration of Level 5 lock down restrictions is required, in order to get the cases as low as possible, before the Irish State is fully re-opened.

England’s 56 million people have today entered a second coronavirus lockdown. As and from tomorrow, all pubs, restaurants and non-essential retail outlets will again be forced to close their doors after the Commons voted by 516 to 38 for the new restrictions. Some 48,000 deaths have been linked to the coronavirus in England, from just over one million positive identified cases.

The United States of America set a one-day record for new coronavirus cases yesterday, with at least 102,591 new confirmed infections. Nine states, namely Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Rhode Island, Washington and Wisconsin all reported record one-day increases in Covid-19 cases.
At least 9.4 million people have been infected in the US and 233,000 people have died during this pandemic, to current date.

There are 516 new virus cases in Northern Ireland (41,374 confirmed cases todate), with sadly a further 8 deaths. Their death toll now stands at 752.

Total global cases this evening, now stand at over 48 million [Global Cases – 48,261,898] with global deaths at well over 1.2 million [Global Deaths – 1,227,666].

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


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