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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 4th May 2021 – 2 Deaths – 383 New Cases.

17 new cases of killer Covid-19 virus confirmed in Co. Tipperary in past 24 hours.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been 2 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,908.

There have been 383 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 250,672. There have been 5,881 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including May 2nd, 2021.

In Northern Ireland, 83 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, with no further deaths reported.

Of the cases confirmed today, 79% were under the age of 45 years.

There have been 267 Covid-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary within the last 14 days and 17 new cases confirmed in the same area, within the last 24 hours.

There are 144 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number, 41 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Some 1,159,083 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 30th, with 445,561 persons having received their second dose.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan warned that the virus is still very active in the community and same remains a risk, particularly to people who have not yet been vaccinated.

Registration for Covid-19 vaccinations for people aged in their 50s is open from today. Those aged 59 are the first to be invited to register on the Health Service Executive’s online portal which can be viewed from HERE.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at well over 153.67 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 3.21million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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