COVID-19: 6,697 PCR-confirmed cases reported

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There have been a further 12,336 total cases of COVID-19 reported by health officials today.

The HPSC has notified an additional 6,697 PCR-confirmed cases as of Friday.

There have also been a further 5,639 positive antigen tests registered through the HSE portal notified today.

As of Friday morning there were 597 people in the country hospitalised with COVID-19.

Of these patients, 66 are being treated in the intensive care unit.

The COVID-19 data hub provides detailed information about the disease in the community, including the rollout of the booster campaign.

There have been 120,193 lab tests completed in the past week, 31% of which have tested positive for the virus.

A total of 2,720,405 booster vaccine doses have been administered as of yesterday, with 4,203 jabs given on Thursday alone.