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10 Further Covid-19 Related Deaths And 426 New Cases


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Covid-19 figures

10 more people have passed away after contracting Covid-19 in the Republic.

The death toll now stands at 1,506.

426 positive tests have been reported, with the total number of confirmed cases now at 23,827.

The global death toll from Covid-19 is fast approaching 300,000, while close to 4.4 million people have been infected with the virus.

Testing is being ramped-up again in China and Hong Kong, following fresh local outbreaks this week.

The global death toll now stands at over 298,000 and is expected to reach 300,000 tomorrow.

The US has over 84,000 fatalities, followed by the UK with 33,600, after a further 428 patients died.

Russia, with the world's second highest number of cases, has recorded 9,900 new cases, the first time in 12 days the figure was below 10,000.

Hong Kong is testing 860 people living in two apartment blocks, after a couple and their grandaughter, who doesn't live with them, emerged as a new cluster.

They're the first locally transmitted cases in 20 days.

China is ramping up testing over fears of a resurgence in local cases too, with provinces in the northeast reporting new cases.

Japan has today lifted its state of emergency, except Toyko, Osaka and 6 urban areas, because the Prime Minister says containment efforts are working.

 

 


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