Coronavirus: Three more deaths and 253 cases

first_imgHome News Coronavirus: Three more deaths and 253 cases News Previous articleCalls to address the ‘worst bend in Laois’ before serious accident occursNext articleLIVE BLOG: Follow all of the action from Friday night’s GAA action Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. Facebook Twitter Twitter Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival News Coronavirus: Three more deaths and 253 cases Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Electric Picnic WhatsApp Bizarre situation as Ben Brennan breaks up Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael arrangement to take Graiguecullen-Portarlington vice-chair role Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date WhatsApp Deputy CMO Dr Ronan Glynn There has been a total of 253 new cases of Coronavirus have been diagnosed in Ireland today.Of these, 116 are in Dublin, 22 in Kildare, 14 in Cork, 14 in Galway, 13 in Donegal, 10 in Limerick, 10 in Louth, 9 in Mayo, 8 in Waterford, 7 in Wicklow and the remaining 30 cases are located in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Tipperary, Westmeath.61 of these cases have been identified as community transmission – meaning that the source of infection cannot be determined.There is now a total of 32,271 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.Sadly, there have been three further new deaths – meaning 1,792 is the death toll.As of 8am this morning, there were 80 people in hospitals with Covid-19. This figure has now doubled in two weeks.Everyone should be aware of the risk factors for getting COVID-19:Distance – the risk of getting COVID-19 increases as the distance between you and others gets smaller. Keep 2 metres apart where possibleActivity – How you spend time with people and what you do with them can increase your risk. Follow the government’s Stay Safe Guidelines when spending time with othersTime – The more time you spend in close contact with other people can increase your risk of getting COVID-19. Keep track of who you spend time with and howEnvironment – Being outdoors is safer than being indoors. Where possible, meet with others outdoors. If this is not possible, keep windows and doors open when meeting others insideSymptoms – Know the symptoms. If you have them self-isolate and contact your GP immediatelyPublic Health Advice for all citizens available here: Know the symptoms of COVID-19a fever (high temperature – 38 degrees Celsius or above)a cough – this can be any kind of cough, not just dryshortness of breath or breathing difficultiesloss or change to your sense of smell or tasteflu like symptoms Pinterest TAGSCoronavirus Electric Picnic By Alan Hartnett – 18th September 2020 last_img read more

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