Covid-19 Cases: 3,485 New Virus Cases On Irish Mainland.

The Department of Health here in the Republic of Ireland has confirmed 2,778 new cases of Covid-19. This figure includes 1,171 PCR-confirmed cases and 1,607 positive antigen tests latter registered through the HSE portal.

There are 599 people in hospital with Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland as of the latest figures today, with 39 patients with the virus in hospital intensive care units around the State.

With sadly 3 new deaths reported todaym the total number of Covid-19-related deaths since the start of the pandemic stands at 6,993 as of yesterday, April 21st.

The Health Service Executive’s National Director of Vaccinations, Mr Damien McCallion has stated there is strong evidence for people aged 65 and over and those who are immunocompromised to receive a second Covid-19 booster dose, thus preventing hospitalisation for individuals who may contract the illness, as well as preventing severe illness and even death. People can now book their appointments through and vaccination centres are expected to open on certain days in certain areas of the country.

In Northern Ireland a further 707 cases of coronavirus have been recorded today, down from 752 reported yesterday.

Today, 390 people with Covid-19 are in northern hospital, with 2 people in intensive care units (ICUs).

Sadly, 3 further Covid-19-related deaths have also been reported in Northern Ireland on today, bringing the total number of deaths linked to Covid-19, since the start of the pandemic to 3,405.


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