Covid-19 Thursday: 2,605 new cases

October 28th, 2021 5:47 PM

By Emma Connolly

As of 8am today, 1,004 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 53 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2,605 new cases of Covid-19.

As of 8am today, 487 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised (down 16 on yesterday), of which 99 are in ICU.

The Tánaiste said today that 'nobody can rule out' another  lockdown; but he believed we can avoid it.


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