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Coronavirus: 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

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PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS have confirmed 2,180 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

As of 8am today, 406 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 71 are in ICU.

Yesterday, there were 1,914 new cases of Covid-19, 413 people with the virus in hospital and 73 in ICU.

Deaths are being announced weekly due to the HSE data breach in May – as of Wednesday, 5,306 people have died with Covid-19 in Ireland.

This includes 26 deaths newly notified in the past week.

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