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New Covid-19 Cases Reach 23,367 On Irish Mainland In Past 24 Hours.

Ireland is currently experiencing, once again, a Covid-19 surge, possibly of the Omicron Plus variant, but sadly people are reluctant to recognise this obvious fact.

The most recent statistics in the Irish Republic, sadly, confirm 26 more deaths over the last 7 days and as of Monday, March 21st, last, this brings the total number of Covid-19-related deaths, since the start of the pandemic to 6,664, despite a total of 7,826,231 vaccines for Covid-19 (excluding boosters) having been administered.

Also, as of Monday last a total of 3,825,475 people have had their first vaccine dose and 3,760,953 have had their second dose, while 239,803 single-dose vaccines have been administered.
A total of 2,881,870 booster jabs have also been administered as of same date.

The Department of Health in the Republic of Ireland has confirmed 7,038 PCR-confirmed cases of Covid-19, as well as at least 14,060 positive antigen tests, latter logged through the HSE portal, bringing the total number of virus cases to 21,098, within the past 24 hours and bringing the total number of infections on the Irish mainland to 23,367.

As of 8:00am this morning, there were 1,395 Covid-19 patients in our Republic’s hospital; latter an increase of 57 on yesterday’s tally. Of these, 55 patients are being treated in ICU, a decrease of 6 on yesterday.

In Northern Ireland a further 2,269 cases of coronavirus were reported today, down from 2,899 cases reported on yesterday.
There were are 527 people with Covid in northern hospitals, up from 519 confirmed yesterday, with 7 of these in intensive care units.

Sadly, 3 new Covid-19-related deaths have also been reported in Northern Ireland today, bringing the total number of deaths linked to Covid-19, since the start of the pandemic to 3,285.

If you’re going to an indoor area wear your mask again, if you’re in a large populated area outside and there’s a lot of people around, wear your mask.

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