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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 9th March 2021 – 30 Deaths – 311 New Cases.

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

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has been 30 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,452.

There have been 311 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, here in the Irish Republic, at 223,957.

Of the cases today; 135 are in Dublin, 29 in Kildare, 21 in Cork, 18 in Limerick, 14 in Louth, with the remaining 94 cases located across 16 other counties.

There have been 5,049 cases in total of the virus identified within Tipperary relevant up to midnight on March 7th last.

There are 397 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 95 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Health Service Executive CEO Mr Paul Reid has stated that only 1.1 million vaccine doses are likely to arrive in Ireland within the first three months of this year; despite 1.24m expected.
Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson has also informed the European Union it may face supply issues that will complicate plans to deliver 55 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to the EU bloc in the second quarter of the year.

Some 363,149 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) here in Ireland up to March 6th, with 149,920 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at well over 117.2 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 2.60 million.

Please Stay Safe – By Staying at Home.

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