Today: 3,365 New Covid-19 Cases On Island Of Ireland.

The Department of Health in the Republic of Ireland has confirmed 1,978 new cases of Covid-19 within the last 24 hours up 75 on yesterday’s daily figures. There remain 221 people in our hospitals who have tested positive for the disease and of these 43 are confined to ICU’s, an increase of six patients in the past 24 hours.

The Department of Public Health Mid-West has reported a sudden increase in Covid-19 cases within the region, mostly connected to widespread community transmission over the past 7 days. The Department has recorded 824 Covid-19 cases over the past 14 weeks, with 126 located in north Co. Tipperary; 515 in Co. Limerick and 183 in Co. Clare.
Yesterday alone saw the highest daily increase in the region, involving a total of 85 cases, 23 of which were in north Co. Tipperary; 50 in Co. Limerick, and 12 in Co. Clare. At least 168 of the individuals affected had attended hospitality settings over the past three weeks.

In Northern Ireland, there have been 1,389 new confirmed cases of the virus confirmed in the last 24-hours, with sadly 4 further deaths of patients who had tested positive for the virus.

Both the above confirmed figures bring to 3,365 the number of new Covid-19 cases confirmed on the whole island of Ireland, over the past 24 hours.

Here in the Irish Republic 6.28 million vaccines have now been administered, with over 80% of adults population fully vaccinated and almost 90% partially vaccinated.

This information comes as the Health Service Executive confirm that 71,000 children, aged 12-15 years, have to-date registered for Covid-19 vaccinations.


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