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Covid-19 Saturday: 6,689 new cases via PCR, 3,911 via antigen

January 22nd, 2022 2:04 PM

By Emma Connolly

There were 836 people with Covid-19 in hospitals around this country as of 8am this morning. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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As the country celebrates what’s being dubbed ‘Freedom Day,’ the Department of Health today reported 6,689 new cases of Covid-19.

In addition, 3,911 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.

There were 836 people with Covid-19 in hospitals around this country as of 8am this morning, of which 78 are in intensive care units. This is the lowest number of Covid-19 patients in ICU since November 8th 2021.

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