COVID-19: Another 6,061 PCR-confirmed cases reported

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

There have been a further 12,875 cases of COVID-19 cases in total reported by health officials today.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has notified a further 6,061 PCR-confirmed cases of the disease today.

Another 6,814 positive antigen tests registered through the HSE portal have also been reported today.

As of this morning there were 610 people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Ireland, of whom 63 are in the ICU.

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

There have been 117,416 lab tests completed in the past week, 30.4% of which have tested positive for the virus.

A total of 2,713,302 booster vaccine doses have been administered as of yesterday, with 4,489 jabs given on Wednesday alone.