Covid-19 Update: Tue. 1st Dec. 2020 – 18 Deaths – 269 New Cases.

19 killer covid-19 cases in Co. Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 18 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 2,069.

There are 269 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 72,798.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 19 are in Tipperary (1516 cases as at November 29th); 73 in Dublin; 20 in Kilkenny; 20 in Limerick; 19 in Louth; with the remaining 118 cases located across 20 other counties.

This evening there are 244 patients with coronavirus in Irish hospitals with 31 people in intensive care units, (ICU’s).

Other Covid-19 News

A further 15 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Northern Ireland, taking the Department of Health toll to 1,011. There were also 391 new cases of the virus confirmed.

In the last 7 days, 2,178 students and staff underwent testing for Covid-19 at 115 schools around the Irish Republic with 38 cases detected.
Latest figures from the H.S.E.bring to 23,346 the total number of children and workers tested in 833 schools since early September 2020.

The Irish government has approved an advance purchase agreement for 875,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, produced by Moderna, to be delivered early in 2021; as soon as there is approval from the European Medicines Agency.

Total global cases up to 5.30pm this evening, now stand at well over 63.5 million with global deaths at well over 1.47 million.

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