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Covid-19 Update: Wed. 21th April 2021 – 15 Deaths – 401 New Cases.

21 new killer Civid-19 virus cases confirmed in Tipperary, in last 24 hours.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been, 15 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,856.

There have been 401 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 244,695.

Of the cases confirmed today; 182 are in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 31 in Donegal, 23 in Limerick, 22 in Cork, with the remaining 103 cases located across 17 other counties.

There have been 5,631 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 18th, 2021. There have been 21 new killer Civid-19 virus cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary, in the last 24 hours; bringing the number of cases to 114 confirmed in the past 14 days.

There are 179 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number, 47 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Meanwhile, An Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin has reaffirmed the Government’s target of ensuring that 80% of adults will either receive their first Covid-19 vaccine, or are offered one, by the end of June 2021.

Some 863,958 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 19th, with 355,529 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at almost 143.12 million confirmed, with global deaths approaching 3.05 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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