Covid-19 Thursday: 4,141 new cases

December 16th, 2021 6:24 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 631 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 62 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4,141 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

As of 8am today, 443 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 108 are in ICU.

Following further data validation, the total number of Omicron cases confirmed through whole genome sequencing in Ireland to date has been revised down to 39 confirmed cases.

Daily case numbers may change due to future data validation.


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