Coronavirus: No new Galway cases, five more people die in the Republic

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Galway Daily news 25 percent drop in COVID cases in Galway hospitals
Five more people have died after being diagnosed with the coronavirus in the Republic of Ireland, taking the number COVID-19 related deaths in the state to 1,695.

The HSE has also been notified of a further 21 cases, which means a total of 25,231 people have tested positive for the disease.

The number of cases in Galway has not risen in today’s figures which were taken at midnight on Monday. There have been just two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county since a week ago.

Galway continues to have just 1.9% of all cases in the Republic.

Hospital statistics

Total number of cases 25,212
Total number hospitalised 3,321
Total number admitted to ICU 411
Total number of deaths 1,433
Total number of healthcare workers 8,099
Number clusters notified 887
Cases associated with clusters 10,281
Median age 48