727 cases were confirmed and no further deaths

727 cases were confirmed and no further deaths

The Department of Health has confirmed 727 new cases in Kovid-19. The total number of cases in the country stood at 80,267.

No deaths have been reported, leaving the death toll at 2,158.

As of 2 p.m., 241 people were hospitalized at Kovid-19. The number of people in the ICU remained unchanged at 29.

Of the cases reported today, 359 were men and 366 were women. 62% are under 45 years of age and the average age is 36 years.

The national breakdown of cases today is 311 in Dublin, 51 in Kilkenny, 48 in Wexford, 44 in Donegal, 44 in Cork and the remaining 229 in 19 other countries.

Speaking at the National Public Health Emergency Team briefing this evening, Professor Philip Nolan said: “We are now in the third wave of this epidemic and the number of cases is increasing rapidly.”

The NPH Irish Epidemiological Modeling Advisory Group Chair said the five-day moving average is 616 cases a day.

The increased case numbers are mostly related to socialization, says Prof. Philip Nolan said.

He said the positive rate was rising rapidly due to widespread broadcasting. It is currently 5.2%. He warned that if this continued, there would be 900 cases in Ireland by December 30 and 1,300 by January 6.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan said: “The virus is spreading very fast.

“It’s important that people stay home and end socialization,” he said. Holohan said.

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He said it was not the time to go to restaurants. He said that although people have planned and thought ahead, it is time to revise and rethink those plans.

The advice is still against unnecessary trips and those who have been here for the past 14 days, or those who have been here from the UK, should isolate themselves and experiment, i.e. on the fifth day.

Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) Chief Executive Dr. Lauren Nolan told today’s NPET briefing. EU Commission decision to approve Pfizer / Biotech vaccine All member states will have a legal relationship, and they thanked those involved for reaching this stage.

She said the operation does not end from a regulatory perspective and that HPRA will continue to collect information on the safety and efficacy of these vaccines and others approved.

“People are encouraged to report any side effects and therefore the safety profile of vaccines can be maintained,” he said.

When explaining why NPHET is concerned The mutated virus was found in the UKDr. Cilian de Gascon said: “All viruses evolve over time, which is not surprising, but in general, the virus receives one to two mutations per month. This novel variant has 29 mutations.”

National Virus Reference Laboratory Director Dr. De Gasken said the possibility of a new variant of the virus in the country could not be ruled out, although there was no evidence yet.

Seven corona virus deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland. A further 555 cases have been detected.

The number of Kovid-19 cases in the region is currently 62,497 and the death toll is 1,203.

The latest figures from North India come as Stonemont Education Minister Peter Weir has announced that distance learning will be introduced for secondary schools in Northern Ireland from January 25.

In the Republic, the The leaders of the three coalition parties are meeting this evening to discuss the imposition of stricter restrictions after Christmas.

Sources said the planned austerity measures would be brought to a date between December 26 and December 30.

The announcement will be made after tomorrow’s cabinet meeting.

The The current ban on travel from the UK to Ireland is unlikely to be lifted before ChristmasThe transport minister said.

Emon Ryan said that unfortunately the British-based Irish people could not come home for Christmas.

He said they should now follow the advice given there and that the Irish government “will have no planes, no passenger cargo”.

“It’s coming soon in the next 48 hours, but it’s unlikely to open before Christmas,” he said.

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