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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 23rd March 2021 – 24 Deaths – 371 New Cases

8 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.

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has been sadly 24 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,610.

There have been 371 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 231,484.

Of the cases today; 151 are in Dublin, 31 in Offaly, 27 in Donegal, 25 in Galway, 21 in Meath, with the other remaining 116 cases located across 16 other counties.

There have been 5,286 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including March 22nd, 2021. Also 235 cases have been confirmed in the past 14 days, up to March 21st, with 8 new cases confirmed within the past 24 hours.

There are 357 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 76 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

EMA executive director Emer Cooke has stated that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) hope to be able to approve the Russian Sputnik V vaccine for use in Europe’s current vaccine roll-out.

Some 492,106 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to March 20th, with 183,840 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:30pm this evening, now stands at almost 123.87 million confirmed, with global deaths at almost 2.73 million.

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

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