Covid-19 Tuesday: 5,767 new cases via PCR, plus 5,916 via antigen

January 18th, 2022 6:05 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 412 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 36 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5,767 confirmed cases of Covid-19.


In addition, on Monday 17 January, 5,916 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.


As of 8am today, 979 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 93 are in ICU.


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