Covid-19 Update: Sat. 28th Nov. 2020 – 7 Deaths – 243 New Cases.

10 Killer Covid-19 virus cases in Co. Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 7 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 2,050.

There are 243 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 71,942.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 10 are in Tipperary (1495 cases in Co. Tipperary to date, per RTE Location breakdown as of 27th November); 91 in Dublin; 26 in Donegal; 18 in Cork; 16 in Waterford; 15 in Limerick, with the remaining 67 cases located across another 17 other counties. No new cases reported in counties Cavan, Longford or Leitrim.

This evening there are 254 patients with coronavirus in Irish hospitals with 31 people in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

Other Covid-19 News

Teams in the Department of Health and the HSE had their first task force meeting earlier this week and have committed to providing a full national vaccination strategy and implementation plan to be forwarded to the Taoiseach by Friday December 11th, with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines currently at the top of the list to be approved.

There have been sadly 9 further coronavirus-related deaths reported in Northern Ireland, with a further 315 individuals having tested positive for the virus. This figure brings the total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland to 983, with the total number of confirmed cases to 51,824.

Total global cases up to 5.30pm this evening, now stand at over 61.8 million with global deaths at well over 1.44 million.

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


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