COVID-19: 1,271 new cases today with 297 cases in hospitals

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

The Department of Health has reported 1,271 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon.

As of 8am today, 297 people with COVID-19 are in hospitals across the country, of whom 59 are in intensive care units.

The latest HSE data shows the number of COVID patients at University Hospital is 13, with two confirmed cases in ICU.

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has two confirmed COVID-19 cases, and one of those patients is the critical care unit as of yesterday evening.