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Covid-19 Update: Wed. 3rd March 2021 – 25 Deaths – 566 New Cases.

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

Eleven (11) new killer Covid-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary.

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has, sadly, been 25 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,357.

There have been 566 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 221,189.

Of the cases today; 233 are in Dublin, 37 in Kildare, 30 in Meath, 25 in Donegal, 24 in Westmeath, with the remaining 217 cases located across all other counties.

Relevant to midnight yesterday, March 2nd, there were 11 new killer virus cases confirmed in the 24 hours to midnight last night, with 294 new cases within the past 14 days. Total Covid-19 cases relevant to March 1st, is confirmed in Co. Tipperary, currently at 4,969.

There are 489 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 114 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Some 297,899 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) here in Ireland up to February 28th, with 141,883 persons having received their second dose.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ronan Glynn has informed the Government, in a letter last Thursday, that Ireland continues to experience a very concerning and fragile epidemiological situation regarding the Covid-19 virus. Dr.Glynn stated that the country is seeing continued, albeit slower, progress against all virus indicators.

Meanwhile, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has stated that it will decide whether to authorise the Johnson & Johnson manufactured single-shot coronavirus vaccine for the 27-nation EU grouping on March 11th next. The EMA is expected to give its recommendation for the Covid-19 vaccine from the Johnson & Johnson European subsidiary of Janssen.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at almost 114.9 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 2.55 million.

Please Stay Safe – By Staying at Home.

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