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Coronavirus: 1,358 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn
Image: Leah Farrell

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS have confirmed 1,358 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

As of 8am this morning, 400 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, including 75 in ICU.

The five-day moving average is 1,578.

Yesterday, there were 1,384 new cases of Covid-19, 382 people with the virus in hospital and 74 in ICU.

Deaths are being announced weekly due to the HSE data breach in May – as of Thursday, 5,280 people had died with Covid-19 in Ireland.

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