Covid-19 Update: Thur. 22nd April 2021 – 10 Deaths – 617 New Cases.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been, 10 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,866.

There have been 617 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 245,310.

There have been 5,654 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 20th, 2021.

There are 179 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number, 48 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) is not expected to issue a recommendation regarding the future of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, until sometime early next week.

Some 878,823 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 19th, with 362,142 persons having received their second dose.

Intel has confirmed there has been an outbreak of at least 70 cases of killer Covid-19 on their construction site in Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at almost 144.11 million confirmed, with global deaths over 3.06 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.


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