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Covid-19 Update: Thur. 25th Feb. 2021 – 35 Deaths – 613 New Cases.

Only YOU and you alone can stop the current chain of virus transmission.

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has, sadly, been 35 further death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,271.

There have been 613 new additional virus cases reported within the republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, here in the Irish Republic, at 217,478.

There have been confirmed, within the borders of Co. Tipperary, 17 further virus cases in the 24 hours prior to midnight February 24th, and 311 virus cases confirmed over the previous 14 days, also ending on that date.

Thankfully, the HSE has stated that Ireland may be beginning to see a reduction of infection rates, among hospital staff and those in care, due to vaccinations.

In Northern Ireland today, the Department of Health has sadly recorded 5 further coronavirus deaths and identified 281 further new cases of the disease.

There are 591 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and of that number, 138 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Minister for Justice Ms Helen McEntee has confirmed that over 9,000 fixed charge notices have been issued to date for breaches of Covid-19 rules, included 300 notices for fines of €500 for non-essential international travel.

HSE Chief Executive Mr Paul Reid has stated the HSE remains concerned at the high level of movement across the community.

226,291 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) here in Ireland up to February 22th, with 133,325 persons having received their second dose.

Finland’s Prime Minister Ms Sanna Marin, has stated that the country will go into a three-week lockdown beginning on March 8th, and has warned she is prepared to declare a state of emergency, as her country faces a rising number of coronavirus cases.

Meanwhile, the total worldwide number of cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at well over 112.7 million confirmed cases, with global deaths over 2.50 million.

Please Stay Safe – By Staying at Home.

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