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Covid-19 Update: Wed. 10th Feb. 2021 – 54 Deaths – 1,006 New Cases

Only YOU can stop the current chain of transmission.

This evening the Department of Health have confirmed that, sadly, there have been 54 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 3,794.

We further learn that there have been 1,006 new additional virus cases reported in the republic today. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, here in the Irish Republic, at 205,939.

Of the cases today; over half or 516 are in Dublin, 63 in Cork, 46 in Galway, 43 in Meath, 36 in Louth, with the remaining 302 cases located across all other counties.

There are over 1,032 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and of that number, 173 people are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

The total number of 1st dose vaccines administered sourced from the HSE’s vaccine information system, was 153,654. Some 86,833 people are understood to have now received two doses of the vaccine.

In Northern Ireland, sadly, 4 further people have died from Covid-19, with 336 new confirmed cases.

The Irish Government is seeking to increase fines for non-essential international travel from €500 to €2,000. Speaking in the Dáil, the Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin has stated that around 60% of all international travellers arriving into this country are native residents returning from holidays over seas.

With more than 500,000 people having officially died of Covid-19 within the European Union; the total world wide number of cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, are now standing at well over 107 million confirmed cases, with global deaths at well over 2.34 million.

NB: With regards to upcoming vaccinations, anyone who does NOT currently have a Doctor, same should contact the HSE Helpline on 1850 24 1850.

Please Stay Safe – Stay at Home.

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