Covid-19 Update: Sun. 22nd Nov. 2020 – 1 Death – 318 New Cases

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

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 1 further death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 2,023.

There are 318 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 70,461.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 2 are located in Co. Tipperary (Total 1,432 cases to date, per RTE summary); 126 in Dublin; 45 in Cork; 28 in Limerick; 21 in Donegal; 18 in Kildare; with the remaining 80 cases located across 18 other counties.

Up to this evening, there have been 156 Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary within the last fortnight; leaving the current incidence rate at 96.5.

Other Covid-19 related news
While public health chiefs have warned that the progress in bringing down levels of the coronavirus; has somewhat stalled, and pointing out that the next two weeks here in Ireland will be critical; An Taoiseach Mr Michéal Martin has stated that pubs will remain shut over Christmas, warning that we won’t be seeing the traditional gatherings in the country’s licenced hostelries and nightclubs this Christmas season.

The Covid-19 antibody therapy, developed by drugmaker Regeneron and used to treat US President Donald Trump recently, has been approved by the United States drug regulator for use on people who are not yet hospitalised by the disease, but are at high risk.
One of 8 of Regeneron’s Global offices (Ireland Industrial Operations and Product Supply), is located at the Raheen Business Park, in Co. Limerick. These monoclonal antibody therapies are seen as a method to alleviate any future burden on the worlds various health care systems; as the virus pandemic continues its worldwide stranglehold on human health and economies.

This evening there are 282 patients with coronavirus in Irish hospitals with 31 people in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland have announced that a further 10 people have sadly died from Covid-19 virus, with an additional 342 new cases of the virus confirmed.

Total global cases this evening, now stand at well over 58.3 million with global deaths at well over 1.38 million.

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


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