There have been ten additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 6,521 new cases.
180 of today’s cases are in Galway, a new record daily figure. The 14-day incidence rate in Galway now stands at 562.7 cases per 100,000 people.
There have now been a total of 2,307 deaths related to COVID-19 in the Republic of Ireland, and 127,657 confirmed cases in the state.
Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 deaths, which is reflected in the national total.
As of 2pm today the number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Ireland has reached 1,043, of whom 96 are in the ICU. There have been 99 people hospitalised in the past 24 hours.