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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 9th April 2021 – 34 Deaths – 473 New Cases

8 new cases of killer COVID-19 virus confirmed
in Co. Tipperary within last 24 hours.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been, sadly, 34 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,769.

There have been 473 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 240,192.

Of the cases notified today, 229 cases are in Dublin, 32 in Kildare, 21 in Mayo, 19 in Meath, 30 in Donegal with the remaining 142 cases located across 19 other counties.

Of today’s cases, 76% are under the age of 45 years.

There have been 5,525 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 7th, 2021. Within the past 24 hours, 8 new cases have been confirmed within the county, bringing the Tipperary count to 166 within the past 14 days.

There are 212 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 53 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

The Health Service Chief Executive Mr Paul Reid has confirmed that the number of Covid-19 vaccines has hit the one million. Some 679,844 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 6th, with 282,043 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 134.12 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 2.90 million.

Please do follow public health advice, this weekend, by avoiding large gatherings and house parties.

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