There have been 33 deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 744 new confirmed cases.
Of today’s cases, 77 are in Galway, the second highest level in the country for the fourth day in a row now.
The 14-day incidence rate here is now 342.9 per 100,000 people. There have been 885 cases reported in the county in the past two weeks.
The deaths notified today were in people aged from 42 to 105 years old, and the median age of those who died was 81.
As of 2pm today there were 861 people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Ireland, of whom 159 were in the ICU. There were 51 people admitted to hospital in the 24 hours prior.
There have now been a total of 211,113 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, and 3,980 deaths related to the disease.
Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death and 33 previously confirmed cases.