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Irish Hospitals Under Pressure From Covid-19 Warns Dr. Tony Holohan.

The Irish Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan is warning that hospitals are under again under increased pressure due to rising Covid-19 cases.

Last week, at a time when 355 people were hospitalized with the Covid virus, Dr. Holohan forwarded correspondence to government outlining its continued threat.

According to the Department of Health, just yesterday, June 17th, Covid numbers had increased to 515 cases with 26 weekly notified deaths from the virus.
There are currently 28 people in hospital ICUs suffering from the virus.

The latest figures from the Department of Health show that up to June 15th, 2022, a total of 7,442 people have sadly died here in the Irish Republic, as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Worldwide, the total number of deaths to-date are estimated at 6,317,953. Within the last 28 days alone, at least 40,561 deaths have occurred around the globe.

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