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Covid-19 Update: Sun. 10th Jan. 2021 – 8 Deaths – 6,888 New Cases

For the 3rd day in succession, we again remind our readers, at this difficult time, that essential contact phone numbers for Thurles, Templemore, Borrisleigh, Littleton, Two-Mile-Borris, Horse & Jockey and Holycross are all available to view HERE.

NOTE: Businesses named in the latter contacts indicated immediately above, whose establishment details are followed by the letter D (after their name and telephone number), convey the ability to provide a Home Delivery Service, thus allowing you, yourself, to continue social distancing.

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that sadly there has been 8 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 2,388.

There are 6,888 new additional virus cases reported today. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 147,613.

According to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub, there have been 1,237 new recorded cases in the past 14 days, here in Tipperary, up until yesterday January 9th, with an increase of 239 in the past 24 hours.

Of today’s cases nationally; 2,088 are in Dublin, 862 in Cork, 469 in Limerick, 405 in Wexford, 320 in Waterford, with the remaining 2,744 cases located across all other counties.

There are now 1,421 patients with Covid-19 in hospital in the Republic, with 125 patients in intensive care units.

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital has more than quadrupled in the last two weeks, however the light at the end of the tunnel is that the HSE anticipate the arrival of one million vaccines a month and that is what the HSE are currently mobilising to undertake.

In Northern Ireland today, sadly an additional 17 deaths from Covid-19 were reported, with another 1,112 new infections confirmed.

Total global cases up to 5.30pm this evening, now stand at almost 90 million, with global deaths almost 1.93 million.
The total number of Covid-19 cases in the United States has now surpassed 22.09 million as of yesterday evening, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
The UK alone has passed 3 million cases during the pandemic, after the government announcing another 59,937 new cases.
The UK, sadly, also recorded another 1,035 fatalities from the virus, taking the total death toll to 80,868, one of the highest death rates in Europe, when compared to Italy.

Only YOU can stop the chain of transmission.

Please Do Stay Safe.

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