Coronavirus: 18 cases reported today in Galway

Galway Daily news 25 percent drop in COVID cases in Galway hospitals

The Department of Health has today reported an additional 499 cases of COVID-19 in the Republic and eight further deaths related to the illness.

The number of new cases reported today in Galway is 18, while almost half of the cases are in Dublin and Cork.

The median age of today’s cases is 32 and 68% are under the age of 45.

As of 2pm today, there are 292 people with COVID-19 in hospital, of which 37 are in ICU.

The 14-day incidence rate in Galway is now 187.9.

READ: What is the 14-day COVID incidence rate in your area?

Hospital statistics
Total number of cases 64,038
Total number hospitalised 4,580
Total number admitted to ICU 569
Total number of deaths 1,677
Total number of healthcare workers 10,757
Number clusters notified 7,071
Cases associated with clusters 31,055
Median age 39