06 Oct 2022

Daily increase in new confirmed Covid-19 cases revealed

Daily increase in new confirmed Covid-19 cases revealed

Wednesday's Covid figures have been released

A TOTAL of 5,677 new PCR-confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported across Ireland this Wednesday.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre confirmed the news this afternoon, while also reporting that a further 5,578 people have registered a positive antigen test through the HSE's online portal.

Meanwhile, the Department of Health says there have now been 6,291 deaths related to Covid-19 notified in Ireland since the onset of the pandemic 23 months ago.

This, the department says, includes 63 deaths newly notified in the past week.

As of 8am today, there were 627 Covid-19 patients in hospitals across the country of which 68 were in ICU.

This compares to 646 patients with 72 in ICU at the same time 24 hours earlier.

To continue reading this article,
please subscribe and support local journalism!

Subscribing will allow you access to all of our premium content and archived articles.


To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.