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Covid-19 Update: Mon. 5th April 2021 – No Deaths – 320 New Cases

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been no 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 320 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 238,466.

In Northern Ireland, sadly 2 further Covid-related deaths were reported together with 89 new virus cases.

There have been 5493 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 3rd, 2021.

There are 260 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 58 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

An Tánaiste Mr Leo Varadkar has stated that the vaccination programme will be further accelerated in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, some 655,292 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 2nd, with 268,586 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at well over 131.43 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 2.85 million.

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

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