COVID-19: 1,688 cases reported today

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

There have been a further 1,688 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today.

As of this morning, the number of people hospitalised with the virus has climbed past 300.

There are 314 COVID patients in Irish hospitals, of whom 59 are being treated in the ICU.

Daily case numbers may change in the future after data is reviewed and validated.