Tipperary Covid Rate Below Average As Nationwide Improvement Continues

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Tony Holohan, CMO, addressing the COVID-19 public briefing on April 10th. (Screengrab from RTE News Now television)

The situation across Ireland with Covid cases continues to improve.

In yesterday’s data, 20 counties reported less than 15 cases – counties Cork, Limerick, Galway, Donegal, Kildare, and Dublin being the counties with higher numbers. The national 14 day incidence is now 129 – there were 456 new cases reported yesterday but no additional deaths.

County Tipperary had less than 5 cases and now has a 14 day incidence of 85. For Co. Limerick, there were 15 new cases resulting in an incidence rate of 109.

At present there are 111 people in hospital with 35 of these being. Commenting on the current situation Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer said: “Our key objective remains to follow the public health advice in our daily activities as we continue to chart our way through this pandemic. “I would encourage people who have been vaccinated, to safely resume your lives, mindful of the guidelines. For those awaiting vaccination, the many choices we make to stick with the public health advice will keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.”

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