THE HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) was alerted of 21,384 confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Sunday.
On Saturday, the figure was reported to be 26,122.
Given the current high incidence, the Department of Health stated the daily case figure is based on positive SARS-CoV-2 data posted to the HSE COVID Care Tracker the day before. These figures are “provisional.” During this time, the HSPC and its surveillance partners will continue to alert and process cases and outbreaks of #COVID19 on CIDR.
As of 8 a.m. today, 984 Covid-19 individuals were hospitalised, with 83 in intensive care. On Saturday, there were 917 people in hospitals, with 83 of them in intensive care.