Covid-19 Update: Sat. 13th March 2021 – 16 Deaths – 543 New Cases

12 New Killer Covid-19 cases confirmed in Tipperary.

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

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has been 16 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,534.

There have been 543 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 226,358.

Of the cases today; 235 are in Dublin, 50 in Kildare, 39 in Donegal, 31 in Meath, 28 in Galway, with the remaining 160 cases located across 20 other counties.

Some 184 cases have been confirmed in Co. Tipperary in the last 14 days, up to midnight last night.

There are 340 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 85 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

While An Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin has expressed frustration at the failure of AstraZeneca to meet vaccine deliveries; the vaccination roll out will continue this weekend targeting medically vulnerable people, who will be visited by community vaccination teams.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has informed General practitioners (GPs) that first dose allocations for patients in the 75 to 79 year age group will be limited as of next week.

Some 409,662 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) here in Ireland up to March 10th, with 160,729 persons having received their second dose.

Italy, who are facing a new wave of coronavirus infections, having recorded almost 26,000 new Covid-19 cases and another 373 deaths, are now preparing to tighten restrictions across most of the country. The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at almost 119.21 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 2.64 million.

Please Stay Safe – By Staying at Home.


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