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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 11th May 2021 – 9 Deaths – 379 New Cases

6 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 9 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,929.

There have however been 379 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 253,567.

In Northern Ireland there have been 89 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 1 death reported in the past 24 hours.

Of the cases confirmed today in the Irish Republic; 171 are in Dublin, 27 in Donegal, 28 in Kildare, 24 in Limerick, 22 in Cork; with the remaining 107 cases located across 18 other counties.

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

Ms Maria Van Kerkhove of the World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that the coronavirus variant first identified in India last year is being classified as a variant of some global concern. Preliminary studies show that it can spreads more easily.
The B.1.617 variant is now the 4th variant to be designated as being of global concern and in the future will require close tracking and analysis.

There are 117 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 168 Covid-19 cases confirmed in Co. Tipperary within the last 14 days and 6 new cases confirmed in the same area, within the last 24 hours. There have been 5,947 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including May 9th, 2021.

Some 1,347,561 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to May 5th, with 501,186 persons having received their second dose.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at well over 159.07 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 3.30 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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