Covid-19 Update: Sun. 28th Feb. 2021 – 6 Deaths – 612 New Cases.

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15 new killer Covid-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has, sadly, been 6 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,319.

There have been 612 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 219,592.

Of the cases today; not surprisingly 289 are in Dublin, 45 are in Limerick, 34 in Longford, 33 in Galway, 26 in Kildare, with the remaining 185 cases located across 19 other counties.

There have been confirmed, over the past year, 4913 Covid-19 cases within the borders of Co. Tipperary relevent to midnight February 26th last. Some 15 new cases were confirmed in the 24 hours to midnight last night, with 298 new cases within the past 14 days.

In Northern Ireland today, the Department of Health has sadly recorded again 3 further coronavirus deaths and identified 136 further new cases of the virus in the last 24 hours.

There are 554 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and of that number, 133 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Some 271,594 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) here in Ireland up to February 25th, with 137,935 persons having received their second dose. Close to half a million vaccine doses are expected to be administered by the end of next week. Meanwhile, the United Nations has warned that more than 100 countries around the world have as yet failed to administer a single dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at well over 113.9 million confirmed, with global deaths at almost 2.53 million.

Please Stay Safe – By Staying at Home.


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