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Covid-19 Update: Mon. 22nd March 2021 – 1 Death – 520 New Cases

17 new killer COVID-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary
over the last 24 hours.

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

“Covid-19 case numbers are possibly rising”. That is according to Professor Martin Cormican, latter the HSE’s lead for infection control, as he warns of yet another possible surge of the virus taking place.

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has been sadly 1 further death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,588.

There have been 520 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 231,119.

Of the cases today; 242 are in Dublin, 36 in Meath, 30 in Offaly, 29 in Kildare, 25 in Wicklow, with the other remaining 158 cases located across 20 other counties.

There have been 5,268 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including March 20th, 2021. Also 233 cases have been confirmed in the past 14 days, up to March 21st, with 17 new cases confirmed within the past 24 hours.

There are 359 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 81 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Some 487,466 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to March 19th, with 181,063 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at over 123.32 million confirmed, with global deaths at almost 2.72 million.

Please follow public health advice by avoiding large gatherings and house parties.

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