New Covid-19 Cases Reach 16,280 On Irish Mainland In Past 24 Hours.

The Department of Health has confirmed a further 5,962 PCR cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, here in the Irish Republic.
A further 8,587 people have registered a positive antigen test, through the HSE portal.
Same figures added together come to 14,549 in the Republic and when Northern Irelands figures are included, the total number of cases increase to 16,280, up 3,347 on Irish mainland overall.

There are presently 1,605 people in hospital with Covid-19, in the Republic of Ireland, per the latest figures reported on today, down from 1,624 on yesterday.
There are 50 of these patients with Covid-19 in our Republic’s hospital intensive care units across the State, down from 54 yesterday.

The Minister for Health Mr Stephen Donnelly has stated that the advice given to him, is not to consider bringing in any new public health measures, even though the number of coronavirus infections in Ireland is likely running into hundreds of thousands per week.

The total number of Covid-19-related deaths since the start of the pandemic here in the Irish Republic is 6,721, as of the latest update confirmed on yesterday, Monday March 28.

In Northern Ireland, there were a further 1,731 cases of coronavirus confirmed today, up from 1,204 cases reported yesterday.

Today, also there were 529 people with Covid-19 in northern hospitals, with 5 patients remaining in intensive care units.

Sadly, 9 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 3,315.


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