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Covid-19 Updates: Mon. 31st May 2021 – 378 New Virus Cases

Provisional data indicates that more than 30 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in North Tipperary in the two week period between the 16th and 30th of May 2021.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed there have been 378 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic; with same case numbers subject to future data validation.

There are 99 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today in the Republic of Ireland, and of that number 35 are in ICU’s.

A primary school in Co, Limerick (latter county bordering on the west side of Co. Tipperary) has been forced to shut after multiple children tested positive for Covid-19. Every pupil in the school has been designated as a close contact and each student will now have to be tested.

The Minister for Health Mr Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that the vaccine registration portal will open for people aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday next, June 2nd; with 43 year olds able to register on Thursday, those aged 42 on Friday, 41 on Saturday and 40 year olds on Sunday.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5.00pm this evening, now stands at almost 170.43 million confirmed cases, with global deaths at well over 3.54 million.

Meanwhile, the Rose of Tralee Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row, due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly In Order To Protect Each Other.

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