COVID-19: 1,049 new cases reported today

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

The Department of Health has reported 1,049 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 this afternoon.

As of 8am today, 310 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised, of whom 66 are in ICU.

The latest HSE data shows that there are 13 people with the disease at University Hospital Galway and one at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.