Coronavirus: 271 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tanya Simon
June 10, 2021

The provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, said that just under 50,000 doses of vaccine were administered on Monday and 31,262 of those were second doses.

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Island Health identified the locations of 29 active cases Tuesday, including 17 in the South Island, eight in the Central Island and four in the North Island.

Gustafson was asked about the vaccines' effectiveness against the more infectious delta variant of the virus first seen in India, also known as B.1.617, that is taking hold in Canada, and said the vaccines have proven to be highly effective at preventing hospitalization and death.

The number of people battling COVID-19 in hospital increased slightly on Tuesday to 203, with 57 patients in intensive care.

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If you're not sure if you're registered, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there is "no problem" with registering a few times.

Data relating to the number of deaths associated with Covid-19, as well as case numbers by county, have been affected by the cyber attack on the HSE IT systems.

There are now 2,051 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

A total of 141,879 people are considered fully recovered from COVID-19, or 97 per cent of all recorded cases.

Yesterday, 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland, while Northern Ireland reported 54 cases and no deaths.

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