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Covid-19: 8,126 cases, 845 people in hospital and 79 in ICU

The figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this afternoon.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan
Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan
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HEALTH OFFICIALS HAVE reported an additional 8,126 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland today.

As of 8am this morning, there were 845 people in hospital with the virus, of whom 79 were in intensive care.

The Department of Health notified 4,731 cases of Covid-19 through PCR testing.

Additionally, 3,395 cases were confirmed yesterday through a positive antigen test registered through the HSE portal.

As of 6am yesterday, almost all Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted with hospitality venues returning to normal operating hours and social distancing measures being scrapped.

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