Coronavirus: 534 new cases confirmed

Coronavirus: 534 new cases confirmed

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 534 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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According to information provided through the Department of Health’s Twitter account, 534 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 are being reported as of midnight, Wednesday, July 7. 

Daily case numbers may change due to further data review, validation and update.

The Department also confirmed that 58 people are in hospital, 17 of whom are in ICU.

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, said: “Covid-19 is still circulating in our community and as we come into the weekend, it is extremely important that we continue to adhere to the public health advice to stop the spread of the disease.

“If you are not yet fully vaccinated and you plan to socialise, please do so safely and meet outdoors.

“Please avoid crowds, wear a mask where appropriate, wash your hands, manage your contacts and maintain your social distance.

“If you develop symptoms of Covid-19 over the weekend, make sure to arrange a test as soon as possible and don’t put it off until Monday to contact your GP or attend a testing centre.”

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