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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 26th Feb. 2021 – 29 Deaths – 776 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 29 further death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,300.

There have been 776 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 218,251.

Of the cases today; 278 are in Dublin, 69 were in Galway, 57 were in Meath, 52 in Kildare, 48 in Donegal, with the remaining 272 cases located across all other counties.

There have been confirmed, over the past year, 4877 Covid-19 cases within the borders of Co. Tipperary.

In Northern Ireland today, the Department of Health has sadly recorded 2 further coronavirus deaths and identified 241 further new cases of the disease.

There are 574 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and of that number, 136 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has issued a letter appealing to parents and guardians not to congregate at school gates, indicating that the return of children to school does not signal social mixing is now again fully acceptable.

238,841 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) here in Ireland up to February 22th, with 134,439 persons having received their second dose.

Meanwhile, the total worldwide number of cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at well over 113.2 million confirmed cases, with global deaths over 2.51 million.

Please Stay Safe – By Staying at Home.

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