27 Jun 2022

Increase in daily Covid-19 case numbers, as hospitalisation figure falls

Department of Health confirms slight increase in national daily covid figures

Cases increased for the first time, having fallen consistently over the past five days.

THE DEPARTMENT of Health has confirmed a slight increase in the daily Covid cases.

Cases had fallen consistently over the previous five days.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4,208 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19. This is an increase from 3,872 PCR-confirmed cases registered yesterday.

In addition, on Monday 31 January, 6,410 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.

As of 8am today, 624 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, down from 692 yesterday.

The final figure to note is ICU cases, with a decline from 79 yesterday to 66 today.

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