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Covid-19 Update: Wed. 14th April 2021 – 12 Deaths – 431 New Cases.

Under 5 new killer Covid-19 cases confirmed in Tipperary.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been, sadly, 12 deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,812.

There have been 431 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 242,105.

Of the cases confirmed today; 160 are in Dublin, 50 in Kildare, 34 in Donegal, 21 in Meath, 20 in Limerick, with the remaining 146 cases located across 20 other counties.

Of today’s cases, 70% are under the age of 45 years.

There have been 5,571 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 12th, 2021. Within the past 24 hours, under 5 cases have been confirmed within the county, bringing the Tipperary count to 117 confirmed within the past 14 days.

There are 192 people with Covid-19 in hospital today, and of that number, 49 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

The EU is expecting to receive 50 million more doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine within in the next three months; that is according to European Commission President Ms Ursula von der Leyen. An Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin has also confirmed that Ireland will receive an extra 545,000 doses, with delivery to begin this month.
Denmark has today announced it will now stop using the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine altogether, thus becoming the first European country to do so.

Some 758,763 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 10th, with 317,453 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 137.60 million confirmed, with global deaths at over 2.96 million.

Please Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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