Covid-19 Update: Thur. 11th Feb. 2021 – 52 Deaths – 866 New Cases

Only YOU can stop the current chain of transmission.

This evening the Department of Health have confirmed that, sadly, there have been 52 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 3,846.

We further learn that there have been 866 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 206,801.

Of the cases today; 281 are in Dublin, 63 in Galway, 56 in Kildare, 47 in Meath, 39 in Cork, with the remaining 380 cases located across all other counties.

There are over 884 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and of that number, 172 people are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

As of 8:00am, the total number of 1st dose vaccines administered, sourced from the HSE’s vaccine information system, was 154,900. Some 88,453 people are understood to have now received two doses of the vaccine. (Data last Updated: Thursday, February 11, 2021)

In Northern Ireland, sadly, 9 further people have died from Covid-19, with 253 new confirmed cases today.

The CEO of the Health Service Executive, Mr Paul Reid has stated that there are continuing good trends in relation to the number of cases of Covid-19; however Ireland remains at a very high risk in relation to the level of transmission within our communities.

An Taoiseach, Mr Micheál Martin has stated that the Government is looking at a continuation of a high level of restrictions up until early April. [Note: Easter Sunday falls on April 4th this year.]

Up to 4,000 children with additional educational needs have returned to special schools throughout the country today, under a plan agreed between the Department of Education, Teachers, Special Needs Assistants (SNA’s) and Trade Unions.

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 107.45 million confirmed cases, with global deaths at well over 2.35 million.

Please Stay Safe – Stay at Home.


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