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Covid-19 Update: Thur. 18th March 2021 – Zero Deaths – 582 New Cases

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

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

Known Covid-19 Cases Worldwide.

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has been zero deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,566.

There have been 582 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 228,796.

Of the cases today; 14 are in Tipperary, 156 in Dublin, 23 in Meath, 19 in Donegal, 15 in Louth, 14 in Kildare, with the remaining 167 cases located across all other counties.

Some 208 cases have been confirmed in Co. Tipperary in the last 14 days, up to midnight last night. There have been 5,185 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, relevant up to and including March 16th, 2021.

There are 345 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 83 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

The European Medicines Agency has come to a clear scientific conclusion that AstraZeneca is indeed a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine.

Some 455,182 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) here in Ireland up to March 15th, with 165,398 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5.30 pm this evening, now stands at almost 121.48 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 2.68 million.

Please follow public health advice for the remainder of this St. Patrick’s festive season, by avoiding large gatherings and house parties.

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