COVID-19: 2,855 new cases reported this afternoon

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

Health officials have reported 2,855 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the State this afternoon.

As of 8am today, 515 people with COVID are hospitalised nationally, of whom 91 are in intensive care units.

In Galway, there were 33 COVID-19 patients hospitalised when the latest data was taken yesterday evening. Twenty four were receiving care at University Hospital Galway, while there were 9 confirmed cases at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Four of the cases at UHG were in ICU and one COVID patient at Portiunucla was also in the intensive care unit.