COVID-19: 259 new cases reported today

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

The Department of Health has reported 259 new cases of COVID-19 this evening.

As of this morning, there are 76 people with the virus in hospitals across the state, of whom 27 are in ICUs.

The daily case numbers may change due to future data review, validation and update, the Department of Health says.

No county breakdown or additional information was provided by health officials today.