Covid-19 Update: Wed. 9th Dec. 2020 – 5 Deaths – 227 New Cases.

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have sadly been 5 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 2,102.

There are 227 new additional virus cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 74,900.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 70 are in Dublin; 19 in Limerick; 26 in Donegal; 14 each in Kilkenny and Louth; with the remaining 84 cases located across 17 other counties.

A further 12 people have died in Northern Ireland from the Covid-19 virus, with an additional 483 people testing positive for the virus. In total the virus has now claimed the lives of 1,085 persons in the North, with a total of 56,278 cases confirmed cases.

There were 224 people bring treated in hospital with Covid-19, with 38 of these being treated for Covid-19 in intensive care units across the Republic.

The UK have issued a warning to people who have a history of allergic reactions that they should not currently receive the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. This follows after two people who had the vaccine yesterday, suffered allergic reactions.

Total global cases up to 5.30pm this evening, now stand at almost 68.5 million with global deaths at well over 1.56 million.

Please Remember “Hands, Face and Space”.


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