Covid-19 Update: Sun. 8th Nov. 2020 – 2 Deaths – 542 New Cases

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

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 2 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,947.

There are 542 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 65,394.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 7 are located in Co. Tipperary (Total 1,277 cases to date, per RTE summary); 181 in Dublin; 59 in Donegal; 50 in Limerick; 36 in Cork; 25 in Kildare, with the remaining 191 cases located across 19 other counties.

Currently, there are 283 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded nationally in our Irish State hospitals, with 39 of these patients in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

Other COVID-19 News:
There are 420 new virus cases in Northern Ireland, with sadly a further 7 deaths. Their death toll now stands at 781.

A new EU approach to air travel (“The Traffic Light System”) comes into operation here in Ireland from midnight tonight.
Passengers from green regions can enter the State without being expected to restrict their movements or undergo testing for Covid-19.
Passengers from orange regions who have a negative test result for Covid-19, same taken up to three days before arrival, will be advised that they do not need to restrict their movements.
Those arriving from red regions must continue to restrict their movements for a full 14 days.

The State of Texas in the USA is the first to surpass one million coronavirus cases, as the country battles a third wave of new infections and has recorded over 100,000 infections three times, in less than one week.

Total global cases this evening, now stand at almost 50 million [Global Cases – 49,975,746 ] with global deaths at well over 1.25 million [Global Deaths – 1,252,471].

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


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