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Coronavirus: CMO Says Case Numbers Partly Due To Behaviour Anticipating Reopening

86 people with the virus are being treated in ICU today.

63 deaths related to Covid-19 have been reported to the Department of Health over the past week.

2,148 new cases have been detected, while there's 464 people in hospital.

86 people with the virus are being treated in ICU.

Professor Philip Nolan is NPHET's chief modelling advisor - he's compared the case numbers and admissions to hospital between the first half of this year, and the second half so far:


Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan says the increased incidence of the disease is partly down to anticipatory behaviour as Covid restrictions were eased:

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