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Covid-19 Update: Wed. 21th Oct. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 1,167 New Cases

11 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been 3 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,868.

There are 1,167 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 53,422.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 11 are in Co. Tipperary (1,027 cases to date per RTE summary); 263 are in Dublin; 142 in Meath; 137 in Cork; 86 in Cavan; with the remaining 528 cases located across remaining counties.

Today nationally, 314 Covid-19 patients are in Irish hospital, with 34 of these in ICU’s.

Other Covid-19 related news.
The Government has published legislation detailing fines for people who hold house parties during the current pandemic.
In the case of a first offence, anybody found guilty will be subject to a fine not exceeding €1,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or both.
In a repeat second offence anybody found guilty will be subject to a fine of €1,500 or imprisonment for up to three months.
For a third or subsequent offence anybody found guilty will be subject to a fine of €2,500 or imprisonment for up to six months.

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland reports 5 further Covid-19 linked deaths and 1,039 new cases today.

There has been a sharp rise in the number of weekly Covid-19 outbreaks being detected in schools for a second week running, according to the latest public health data; with 46 outbreaks detected in primary and secondary schools in the past 7 days, bringing the toll in schools to 118.

Total global cases this evening now stand at almost 41 million [40,932,220] with global deaths at well over 1.1 million [1,126,789].


Do Remember the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places,
Close-contacts and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE

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Covid-19 Update: Tue. 20th Oct. 2020 – 13 Deaths – 1,269 New Cases

17 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been 13 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,865.

As already stated, there are 1,269 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 52,256 . Today sets a new record for the highest number of Covid-19 cases reported on any single day.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 17 are in Co. Tipperary (1,016 cases to date per RTE summary); 221 in Meath; 203 in Dublin; 116 in Cork; 80 in Cavan; and the remaining 632 cases are spread across all remaining counties.

Today nationally, 312 Covid-19 patients are in hospital, with 34 of these in ICU’s.

Other Covid-19 related news

The Cabinet has agreed to move the 26 counties to Level 5 restrictions with a few alterations, from midnight on Wednesday for the following six weeks. As part of such alterations, they have decided to increase the number of people who can attend funerals during the period of Level 5 restrictions from 10 to 25 persons.

Legislation to allow for the issuing of fines for breaches of restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 is set to be passed by the Oireachtas within a matter of days. The current penalty of €2,500 or up to six months in prison will apply for travel restriction beaches until any new law is passed.

There have been 913 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today and sad to report 3 further death, taking the official toll to 624.

Total global cases this evening now stand at over 40.5 million [40,514,091] with global deaths at well over 1 million [1,120,490].


Do Remember the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places,
Close-contacts and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE


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Covid-19 Update: Mon. 19th Oct. 2020 – Zero Deaths – 1,031 New Cases

36 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been zero new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,852.

As already stated, there are 1,031 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 50,993. Today sets a new record for the highest number of Covid-19 cases reported on any single day.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 36 are in Co. Tipperary (999 cases to date per RTE summary); 235 are in Dublin; 232 in Cork; 60 in Galway; 47 in Limerick; 47 in Kerry; with the remaining 374 cases located across 20 counties.

Tipperary’s incidence rate still remains lowest in Ireland at 109.1 per 100,000 population.

Today nationally, 299 Covid-19 patients are in hospital, with 34 of these in ICU’s.

Other Covid-19 related news

The Cabinet is meeting currently to finalise a plan to move the 26 country of Ireland to Level 5 restrictions until the end of November.

There have been 820 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today (7,056 in the last seven days) and sad to report 6 further death, taking the official toll to 621.

Total global cases this evening now stand at over 40 million [40,186,016] with global deaths at well over 1.1 million [1,115,521].


Do Remember the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places,
Close-contacts and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE

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Covid-19 Update: Sun. 18th Oct. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 1,283 New Cases

16 new killer Covid-19 virus cases in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 3 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,852. [The aforementioned 3 deaths reported this evening occurred in the current month, (October2020), while most of today’s confirmed 1,283 cases cover the period of the last four days.].

As already stated, there are 1,283 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 49,962. Today sets a new record for the highest number of Covid-19 cases reported on any single day.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 16 are in Tipperary (963 cases to date); 408 in Dublin; 156 in Cork; 88 in Kildare; 80 in Meath; 55 in Limerick; with the remaining 480 cases located across 20 counties.

Today nationally, 277 Covid-19 patients are in hospital, with 33 of these in ICU’s.

County Tipperary, with a population of some 159,553 persons, has recorded 165 new confirmed cases in the last 15 days, or a total of 963 cases. since the first case was confirmed within our borders. However, some small consulation; our 14-day incidence rate of the virus, per 100,000 people, remains lowest in Ireland at 93.4.

With the National Public Health Emergency Team advocating to keep our schools open for the needs of our children, the video hereunder may help worried students, parents or guardians.

Q&A with Professor Luke O’Neill on managing Covid-19 in the classroom

Other Covid-19 related news

With the obvious clarity that Virus Level 3 restrictions are insufficient when used in a county by county approach; the Government are expected to announce further decisive and nationwide Covid-19 restrictions from tomorrow, raising same to at least the regulations set out in the Virus Level 4 pathway.

According to the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal; coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have ascertained. They claim that this discovery demonstrates the need for frequent hand washing to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

There have been 1,012 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today and sadly 5 further death, taking the official toll to 615.

Total global cases this evening now stand approaching 40 million [39,751,900] with global deaths at over 1.1 million [1,110,955].

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Europe has now exceeded 250,000.


Do Remember the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places,
Close-contacts and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE

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Covid-19 Update: Sat. 17th Oct. 2020 – 8 Deaths – 1,276 New Cases

Remember the 4C’s To Avoid Catching the Virus — Cover faces, Closed spaces, Crowded places, and Close-contact settings.

22 new killer Covid-19 virus cases in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been sadly 8 new deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,849. [Note: Of today’s deaths, five occurred in October, with two in September and one in June.]

However, there are 1,276 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 48,678.

Latest figures from the HSE confirm that the number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 has risen to 260, an increase of 11 overnight, with 30 in intensive care units.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 22 are in Tipperary (947 cases to date); 278 in Dublin; 149 in Cork; 108 in Meath; 107 in Galway; 80 in Wexford; with the remaining 532 located across 20 other counties.
The 14-day incidence rate of the virus per 100,000 people remains lowest in counties Tipperary (93.4), Wicklow (102.5), Carlow (115.9) and Waterford (130.8).

No decision is expected to be made before Monday next with regard to moving to Virus Level 5 here in the Irish State.

There have been 1,031 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Northern Ireland today and sadly 2 further death, taking the official toll to 610.

Total global cases this evening now stand at almost 39.5 million [39,461,816] with global deaths at over 1.1 million [1,106,454].


Please do try to make an effort to stay safe by reducing social contacts; avoiding crowds;
physically distancing; while wearing face coverings and washing your hands regularly.


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