COVID-19: 1,352 cases reported today

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

There have been a further 1,352 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today.

As of this morning there are 177 people in the country in hospital with COVID-19.

Of these, there are 27 patients in serious condition who have been admitted to the ICU.

Daily case numbers may change following data review and validation in the future.

HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid said earlier today that over 18,000 people had availed of walk-in vaccination centres running this bank holiday weekend.

In Galway one clinic has been open at the Ballybrit Racecourse centre today, for people to receive their first vaccine dose without needing an appointment.