COVID-19: 469 new cases reported today

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

The Department of Health has reported a further 469 new cases of COVID-19 today.

No county breakdown or further details were released as the cyberattack continues to disrupt the health service.

Health officials have said that the daily figures over the past number of days could be changed in the coming weeks as data is vaildated.

There are now 103 people in hospitals in Ireland with COVID-19, of whom 38 are receiving care in ICUs.