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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 27th April 2021 – 10 Deaths – 426 New Cases.

A further 22 new killer Covid-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary, in the last 24 hours

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 4,884.

There have been 426 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 247,489.

Of the cases confirmed today, 74% were under the age of 45 years.

There have been zero Covid-related deaths reported in Northern Ireland to day, however, 109 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.

There have been 5,760 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 25th, 2021. A further 22 new killer Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Co. Tipperary, in the last 24 hours, raising the number of cases in the past 14 days to 212.

Of the cases confirmed today; 156 are in Dublin, 39 in Donegal, 28 in Kildare, 28 in Meath, 215 in Limerick, with the remaining 150 cases located across 18 other counties.

There are 153 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.

Some 998,134 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 21st, with 399,927 persons having received their second dose.
Some people under 50 years of age will now get just one vaccine dose of an mRNA vaccine, such as Pfizer or Moderna, before being considered fully-vaccinated, under the latest revised Government vaccination plan.

The Government has also accepted a recommendation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) that a mRNA vaccine be offered to pregnant women, between 14-36 weeks gestation, having discussed their particular situation with their obstetric specialist.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at over 148.00 million confirmed, with global deaths at over 3.12 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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