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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 14th May 2021 – 4 Deaths – 425 New Cases.

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 4,941.

There have however been 425 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 254,870.

Of the cases confirmed today, 78% of persons were under the age of 45 years.

There are 111 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number 39 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

With regards to Antigen testing, Dr. Ronan Glynn stated that of 10,000 tests available in March and April to those involved in the meat processing industry, they found 14 positives and a number of them were false. “It is not so straightforward as simply buying a couple of 100,000 tests off the shelf, and just handing them out to employees,” he further added.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 4:00pm this evening, now stands at well over 161.29 million confirmed, with global deaths at well over 3.34 million.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.

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