Covid-19 Cases In Past 24 Hours Reach 3,317 On Irish Mainland.

There have been 2,193 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed by our Department of Health within the past 24 hours, here in the Irish Republic.

There are 513 patients reported to be receiving hospital care; an increase of 16 on yesterday’s reported figures. Patients in intensive care units stand at risen 97, down 2 on yesterday’s confirmed cases.

Total confirmed cases here, in the Republic of Ireland, now stand at 433,902.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan is calling on those who are not vaccinated against Covid-19, to avail of a vaccine, saying it will significantly reduce the risk of severe illness should you contract the disease and is the only real defence against the disease.

Latest rules relating to Irish nightclubs, will see in future persons wanting to attend same venues, having to purchase their tickets at least an hour in advance of turning up at the door.

A tally undertaken by the leading global news agency, Agence France-Presse (AFP) is now showing that virus infections and deaths are swiftly rising again in Europe; with Russia, Ukraine and Romania registering the highest fatalities on the continent.

In Northern Ireland, their Department of Health have also reported another 1,124 cases of the Covid-19 virus.

As of this morning, there were 358 Covid-positive patients in hospital, of whom 34 were in their intensive care units.
Sadly, 4 further deaths of patients who had previously tested positive for Covid-19, have been reported.
The total number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, since the start of the pandemic, now stands at 2,669, with a total of 269,330 virus cases confirmed over the same time-frame.

As of today, a total of 2,625,815 vaccines for Covid-19 have been administered in Northern Ireland.

Choosing to get vaccinated is an act of protection for yourself, as it may save your life; but it is also an act of solidarity with others; the more of us that get vaccinated, the safer we all will be.


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