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4,495 Cases Of Covid-19 Confirmed On Island Of Ireland In Last 24 Hours.

This evening the Department of Health has confirmed 2,098 new coronavirus cases here in the Republic of Ireland in the past 24 hours.

The number of people being treated for the virus in our hospitals today stands at 251, up 7 on yesterdays confirmed figure; with 52 of these patients located in our intensive care units.

Today is the second time in a week, the Irish Republic has reported over 2,000 cases; previously not seen since late January of this year, 2021.

Over 90% of adults in the Republic are partially vaccinated, while just over 84% of our adult population have been fully vaccinated.

In Northern Ireland, there have been 2,397 new cases of the virus; their highest daily case load since the first outbreak of the virus. Sadly, 9 more people have lost their lives according to the latest update from the Northern Ireland Department of Health announced this afternoon.

There are 388 patients with Covid-19 in northern hospitals, with 47 in their intensive care units. All occupancy in the North’s hospitals now stand at over-capacity.

The above confirmed figures bring to 4,495, in total, the number of new Covid-19 cases present on the whole island of Ireland, reported over the past 24 hours; up an added 714 cases based on yesterday’s tally.

To protect everyone and to safeguard the progress made to date on our island, please follow fully all public health advice to limit transmission of Covid-19 and to those who remain unvaccinated, the best and right time to get your jab is now.

Covid-19 has not gone away.
The battle against Covid–19 is sadly far from over.

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