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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 13th Nov. 2020 – 7 Deaths – 482 New Cases

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

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 7 further death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,972.

There are 482 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 67,099.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 6 are located in Co. Tipperary (Total 1,336 cases to date, per RTE summary); 128 in Dublin; 45 in Cork; 43 in Waterford; 24 in Donegal; 24 in Meath; 36 in Limerick with the remaining 176 cases located across 19 other counties.

Other COVID-19 News:
Currently, there are 258 confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded nationally in our Irish State hospitals, with 35 of these patients in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland have announced that a further 11 people have died from Covid-19 virus. An additional 607 new cases of the virus have also been confirmed there.

The Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has said that people should avoid non-essential travel for the foreseeable future, including over the Christmas period.

While nationally there is a steady decline in Covid-19 hospitalisations, the number at University Hospital Limerick, latter serving North Co. Tipperary, continues to rise with 41 virus patients being treated in the medical facility last evening. In South Tipperary General Hospital Clonmel 2 Covid-19 virus patients are receiving treatment.

Over the past two weeks, ending November 9th last, the Roscrea-Templemore area of Co. Tipperary had an incidence rate of 259 cases per 100,000 people, while the Nenagh Area of Tipperary had an incidence rate of 215 cases per 100,000 people. The incidence rate in both Tipperary areas were above the national average, currently set at 151.5 cases.

Total global cases this evening, now stand at over 53 million [Global Cases – 53,045,087] with global deaths at almost 1.30 million [Global Deaths – 1,297,746].

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

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