COVID-19: Health officials notified of 1,631 new cases

Galway Daily news COVID-19: 1,586 new cases notified in Ireland

The Department of Health has this afternoon reported 1,631 new cases of COVID-19.

As of 8am today, 503 people diagnosed with COVID-19 are hospitalised nationally, of whom 101 are in ICU.

There has now been a total of 5,436 deaths related to the disease notified in Ireland.

This includes 67 deaths newly notified in the past week – since last Wednesday.

The Department of Health says that daily case numbers may change due to future data validation.