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Covid-19 Update: Sun. 4th April 2021 – 3 Deaths – 457 New Cases

Over 1 million vaccine doses expected to be administered this week.

The Department of Health has confirmed that there has been sadly 3 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,718.

There have been 457 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 238,148.

Meanwhile, according to Chief Executive Mr Paul Reid, further ‘Walk-in Covid-19 swabbing centres’ are set to be deployed as part of the HSE’s testing strategy.

There have been 5483 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 2nd, 2021.

There are 242 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 58 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Some 636,963 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 1st, with 256,412 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at almost 130.90 million confirmed, with global deaths at almost 2.85 million.

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

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