Small number of deaths from covid in recent months in the south east

wexford vaccination centre

There has been just five deaths from Covid 19 in the south east since the middle of May with forty six reported nationally in the same period

The south east health area covers the counties of Wexford Waterford Kilkenny Carlow and Tipperary

There is currently one person with covid in both Wexford General and Waterford University Hospitals

Of the most recent twenty thousand positive cases of the virus 83 per cent were in unvaccinated people

The more transmissible Delta variant, which first emerged here earlier this summer, is the dominant strain.

 

 

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