Covid-19 Wednesday: 6,843 new cases via PCR; 5,295 via antigens, 52 deaths in past week

January 19th, 2022 5:22 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 1,433 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 59 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6,843 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

In addition, on Monday 17 January, 5,295 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.

There has been a total of 6,087 deaths related to Covid-19 notified in Ireland. This includes 52 deaths newly notified in the past week (since last Wednesday).

As of 8am today, 910 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 90 are in ICU.



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