COVID-19: 2,855 new cases reported this afternoon

As of 8am today, 515 people with COVID are hospitalised nationally, of whom 91 are in intensive care units.

In Galway, there were 33 COVID-19 patients hospitalised when the latest data was taken yesterday evening. Twenty four were receiving care at University Hospital Galway, while there were 9 confirmed cases at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Four of the cases at UHG were in ICU and one COVID patient at Portiunucla was also in the intensive care unit.

Galway Daily