Covid-19 Update: Fri. 2nd April 2021 – 8 Deaths – 591 New Cases

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

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has been sadly 8 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,713.

There have been 591 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 237,187.

Of the cases today; 288 cases confirmed in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 30 in Meath, 28 in Westmeath, 27 in Laois, with the other 178 remaining cases located across 19 other counties.

There have been 5459 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including March 31st, 2021. There have been 253 cases confirmed in the past 14 days ending April 1st, with a further 11 new cases confirmed within the past 24 hours.

There are 264 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 62 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Places to avoid presently, Balbriggan Co. Dublin and Tullamore, Co. Offaly where incidence rates are soaring.

Some 603,802 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to March 30th, with 236,759 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 129.80 million confirmed, with global deaths at almost 2.83 million.

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


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