Covid-19 Update: Sat. 7th Nov. 2020 – 5 Deaths – 335 New Cases

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

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 5 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,945.

There are 335 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 64,855.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 12 are located in Co. Tipperary (Total 1,270 cases to date, per RTE summary); 72 in Dublin, 41 in Donegal, 26 in Mayo, 25 in Cork, 23 in Kerry, and the remaining 136 cases located across 18 other counties.

Currently, there are 284 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded nationally in our Irish State hospitals, with 40 of these patients in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

Other COVID-19 News:
There are 528 new virus cases in Northern Ireland, with sadly a further 15 deaths. Their death toll now stands at 774.

An Garda Síochána have confirmed that 13 incidents of suspected breaches of travel regulations have been forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), in the first nine days of current Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions.

Northern Denmark has imposed strict measures after warning that a mutation of the virus had jumped from minks to humans, infecting 12 people. Copenhagen has warned this mink mutation could threaten the effectiveness of any future developed vaccine and has ordered the slaughter of all the estimated 15-17 million minks within its borders.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that the United States are among other countries including Italy, the Netherlands and Spain, that have reported new coronavirus cases linked to mink farms.
It is for this reason that anyone arriving into Ireland from Denmark will now have to restrict their movements for a full 14 days because of these concerns.

Total global cases this evening, now stand at almost 49.5 million [Global Cases – 49,496,309 ] with global deaths at well over 1.24 million [Global Deaths – 1,245,588].
The John Hopkins University further report that the United States has confirmed a third daily record of virus case infections in a row. Same have totalled more than 127,000 cases in the past 24 hours, while sadly recording more than 1,000 deaths, each day for the last 4 days in a row.

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


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