Covid-19 Update: Wed. 5th May 2021 – 7 Deaths – 418 New Cases.

16 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 7 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,915.

There have been 418 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 251,087.

In Northern Ireland, 99 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, with no further deaths reported.

Of the cases confirmed today; 167 are in Dublin, 39 in Cork, 32 in Donegal, 29 in Kildare, 22 in Meath, with the remaining 129 cases located across 20 other counties.

Of the cases confirmed today, 73% were under the age of 45 years.

There have been 259 Covid-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary within the last 14 days and 16 new cases confirmed in the same area, within the last 24 hours. There have been 5,898 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including May 3rd, 2021.

There are 137 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number 37 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Some 1,174,292 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to May 3rd, with 447,578 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.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at well over 154.51 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 3.23 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.


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