Coronavirus: 21,926 new cases confirmed
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 21,926 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
The new cases were confirmed in NPHET’s (National Public Health Emergency Team) statement this evening.
As of 8am today, 936 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 84 are in ICU.
According to NPHET, given the current high incidence, the daily case number is based on positive SARS-CoV-2 results uploaded to the HSE COVID Care Tracker the preceding day.