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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 7th May 2021 – 4 Deaths – 434 New Cases.

Under 5 new cases of killer Covid-19 virus confirmed in Co. Tipperary in past 24 hours.

Student nurses and midwives are set to receive a backdated promised Pandemic Placement Grant of €100 per week by June 1st, the Minister for Health Mr Stephen Donnelly has confirmed; as recommended in a review by Professor Tom Collins.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been 4 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,918.

There have been 434 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 251,904.

Of the cases confirmed today in the Irish Republic; 197 are in Dublin, 44 in Cork, 34 in Kildare, 20 in both Limerick and Meath, with the remaining 119 cases located across 16 other counties.

Of the cases confirmed today, a colossal 80% of persons were under the age of 45 years.

There are 127 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number 34 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

There have been 212 Covid-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary within the last 14 days and under 5 new cases confirmed in the same area, within the last 24 hours. There have been 5,925 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including May 5th, 2021.

Some 1,233,067 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to May 5th, with 467,471 persons having received their second dose.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan continues to warn that the virus is still very active in the community and still 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 156.19 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 3.25 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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