1,358 further COVID cases reported this afternoon

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Galway Daily news Galway hospitals see COVID cases double in recent weeks

A total of 1,358 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported to the HPSC this afternoon.

As of 8am today, 400 people with the disease are hospitalised in the State, of whom 75 are in intensive care units.

There are a total of 25 COVID-19 patients hospitalised in Galway in the latest figures from the HSE.

There are 21 confirmed cases at University Hospital Galway, and four at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe as of Sunday evening.

Nationally, the five-day moving average for coronavirus cases is 1,578, while health officials say that daily case numbers could change due to future data validation.