6,888 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland, eight more deaths 1 week ago

6,888 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland, eight more deaths

125 Covid-19 patients are in ICU in Ireland.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of eight additional deaths related to Covid-19.

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The HPSC has also reported 6,888 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

2,088 of the cases are in Dublin, 862 in Cork, 469 in Limerick, 405 in Wexford, 320 in Waterford and the remaining 2,744 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 2pm today, 1,452 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 125 are in ICU.

There have been 100 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

In the north, a further 17 people have died of coronavirus, the Department of Health there confirmed.

Another 1,112 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the region in the past 24 hours.