Covid-19 Updates: Sat. 5th June 2021 – 416 New Virus Cases.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed there have been 416 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic; with same case numbers subject to future data validation.

There are 74 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today in the Republic of Ireland, and of that number 29 are in ICU’s.

Gardaí have appealed to people this holiday weekend period to demonstrate responsibility while socialising outdoors.

In Northern Ireland, the Department of Health has confirmed 95 new cases of the disease today.
Meanwhile, Northern Ireland’s Health Agency has also asked asymptomatic people in selected areas of Kilkeel, Co Down, to get tested for Covid-19; this follows a small number of suspected cases of the Delta (India) variant, having been identified.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 4.30pm this evening, now stands at well over 172.66 million confirmed cases, with global deaths at well over 3.71 million.

Enjoy the weekend, but please do continue to behave responsibly in order to protect each other.


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