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latest figures

Coronavirus: 7,694 new cases and 653 patients in hospital, including 46 in ICU

The Department of Health confirmed the figures this afternoon.

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS have reported 3,342 positive PCR cases of Covid-19 in Ireland this afternoon.

Additionally, 4,352 people registered positive antigen tests on the HSE website.

It brings the day’s cases to a combined total of 7,694.

As of 8am this morning, 653 patients with Covid-19 were in hospital, including 46 in ICU.

Yesterday, the Department of Health reported 3,300 cases from PCR tests and 4,771 from antigens.

616 patients with Covid-19 were in hospital, including 48 in intensive care.

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