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Over 3,000 Covid-19 Related Deaths Now Recorded In Republic

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

7:12 PM - 26 Jan 2021



More than 3,000 people have now died from Covid-19 in the Republic after an additional 90 virus-related deaths were reported this evening.

928 new cases have also been confirmed, with 6 cases linked to the South African variant.

96 thousand cases have been reported so far this month, which is more than all of those recorded in 2020.

1,750 Covid-19 patients are now in hospital, with 216 of them in intensive care units.

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said:

“Today we are reporting a further 90 deaths, bringing our cumulative total of lives lost to COVID-19 to more than 3,000 in Ireland. This highly infectious disease is having a severe impact on the most vulnerable in our society and we must continue the good work we are doing to suppress it.



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