Covid-19 Friday: 6,597 new cases via PCR, 4,564 via antigen

January 21st, 2022 5:16 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 654 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 37 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6,597 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

In addition, on Thursday 20 January, 4,564 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.

As of 8am today, 892 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 88 are in ICU.


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