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18/10/2021

Waterford halts spread of coronavirus as latest numbers are revealed

Waterford halts spread of coronavirus as latest numbers are revealed

Waterford halts spread of coronavirus as latest numbers are revealed

Waterford has had no new confirmed cases of coronavirus for the second consecutive day. The county has had a total of 143 cases since the beginning of the pandemic with most of those people now fully recovered.

Neighbouring counties continue to see increases with Tipperary's figure jumping by 6 to 523 on Monday. Kilkenny had three new cases bringing its total to 280 while Wexford saw an increase of three to a total of 202.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that a total of 15 people with Covid-19 have died.

There have now been a total 1,467 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland since the crisis began in late February.

139 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were also announced on Monday. There has now been a total of 23,135 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

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