COVID-19: 1,470 new cases reported today

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

Health officials have confirmed that there are 1,470 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Republic.

As of 8am today, 367 people with the disease are in hospitals across the country, 59 of whom are in ICU.

The latest HSE data shows that the number of COVID-19 patients at University Hospital Galway has remained steady after declining from a high point over the weekend.

There were 26 confirmed cases at UHG as of Monday night, the same number as the day before.

At Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe there are two confirmed cases, with neither of them receiving care in ICU.