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Covid-19 Tuesday: 778 new cases via PCR, 1,641 via antigen

April 19th, 2022 2:44 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 750 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 44 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 778 PCR-confirmed cases of Covid-19.

In addition, 1,641 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal yesterday.

Last Friday (April 15th), the HPSC was notified of 1,788 PCR-confirmed cases of COovid-19 while 2,013 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day.

On Saturday, the HPSC was notified of 1,666 PCR-confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 1,459 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day.

On Sunday, the HPSC was notified of 852 PCR-confirmed cases and 1,270 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day.

On Monday, the HPSC was notified of 1,668 PCR-confirmed cases and 1,351 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day (Sunday).

As of 8am today, 750 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 44 are in ICU.

 

 

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