Easter Bank Holiday – 14,500 New cases of Covid Confirmed.

Almost 14,500 cases of Covid-19 were reported over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend here in the Irish Republic, according to latest figures confirmed today.

Friday: There were 1,788 PCR-confirmed cases and 2,013 positive antigen tests.
Saturday: There were 1,666 PCR and 1,459 positive antigen tests.
Sunday: There were 852 PCR and 1,270 positive antigen tests.
Yesterday: There were 1,668 PCR and 1,351 positive antigen tests.
Today: There were 778 PCR-confirmed cases of Covid-19 cases, while 1,641 people have registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.

There was a slight increase in the number of people in Republic’s hospitals with Covid-19 cases this morning, up 8 on yesterday, bringing the total to 750.
The total number of Covid-19-related deaths since the start of the pandemic here in the Republic stands, sadly, at 6,932, as of Thursday last April 14th.

In Northern Ireland a further 2,695 cases of coronavirus were reported today, while 367 people, with Covid-19 are in hospitals; 5 of whom are in intensive care units.

Sadly, 14 Covid-related deaths have also been confirmed in Northern Ireland, bringing their total number of deaths linked to Covid-19, since the start of the pandemic, to 3,391.


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