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Covid-19 Update: Sat. 8th May 2021 – 1 Death – 408 New Cases.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been 1 further death caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,919.

There have been 408 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 252,303.

Of the cases confirmed today, 77% of persons in the Irish Republic were under the age of 45 years.

There are 110 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number 33 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

There have been 5,929 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including May 6th, 2021.

In Northern Ireland, there were no further Covid-related deaths reported today, while 81 new positive cases were confirmed.

Some 1,267,167 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to May 6th, with 479,745 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 157.03 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 3.27 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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