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Coronavirus: Hospital Numbers Have Increased 16 Since Yesterday

There are now 126 people in ICU.

5,634 confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being confirmed today. .

It's the second highest daily case count since January 10th

684 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised - an increase of 16 since yesterday - of which 126 are in ICU.

Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “Incidence of COVID-19 is continuing to rise, and today, we are once again reporting a concerning number of confirmed cases.

The health service is asking the public to continue adhering to the following advice:

  • If you have any cold or flu-like symptoms at all, isolate immediately and get a PCR test, not an antigen test
  • Prioritise who you need to meet and meet others outdoors
  • Open windows when indoors
  • Avoid poorly ventilated indoor spaces
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Wear a mask

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