21 Jan 2022

BREAKING: Latest Covid-19 figures are confirmed as numbers in hospital fall

BREAKING: Latest Covid-19 figures confirmed as restrictions are likely to be tightened

MORE than 5,000 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Ireland for a second consecutive day.

In a brief statement, the National Public Health Emergency Team says it has been notified of an additional 5,622 confirmed cases of the disease across the country.

The compares to the 5,419 cases which were reported on Friday, the 4,163 cases reported on Thursday and the 3,793 cases reported on Wednesday.

As of 8am this Saturday, there were 487 patients with Covid-19 in hospital with 114 in ICU. This compares to 528 (patients in hospital) and 117 (in ICU) 24 hours earlier.

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