Covid-19 Wednesday: 5,605 new cases; 4,809 via antigens; 49 deaths in the past week

January 26th, 2022 5:27 PM

By Jackie Keogh

As of 8am today, 435 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 38 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5,605 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

In addition, on Tuesday 25 January, 4,809 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.

There has been a total of 6,136 deaths related to Covid-19 notified in Ireland. This includes 49 deaths newly notified in the past week, since last Wednesday.

As of 8am today, 739 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 74 are in ICU.

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