Coronavirus

Galway remains county with lowest median age of COVID cases

Galway remains the county with the lowest median age of COVID cases in Ireland – three years younger than any other county in the State. The median age of the 17,116 cases recorded here is just 27, while the next lowest in the country is Limerick at 30. A total of 133 people have died […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,818 confirmed cases reported today

There have been a further 1,818 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today. As of this morning there are 244 people in Ireland hospitalised with COVID, of whom 52 are in the ICU. “While the vaccine programme continues, we need to allow time for the levels of immunity in the community […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,758 cases in Ireland today

There have been a further 1,758 cases of COVID-19 in the state reported by the Department of Health today. As of this morning there were 248 people in the country hospitalised with COVID. Of these, 48 patients are in serious condition in the Intensive Care Unit. Daily case numbers reported today may change in the […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,508 new cases reported today

The Department of Health has reported 1,508 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon. As of 8am today, there are 206 people with COVID-19 in hospitals across the State, of whom 33 are in ICU. Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, said that COVID-19 is circulating to a significant degree in the community, but the public’s […] Galway Daily …


Just two Galway areas now have COVID rates below national average

Eight of the ten local electoral areas in Galway now have COVID-19 incidence rates higher than the national average, new data has shown. Gort-Kinvara and Loughrea are the only areas with rates lower than Ireland’s average – which was 372 cases per 100,000 people when the data was taken this week. Galway City Central LEA, […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,120 cases notified today

There have been a further 1,120 confirmed cases of COVID-19 notified by NPHET today. As of this morning there were 142 people in Ireland hospitalised with COVID-19, of whom 27 are in the ICU. Vaccination registration for 12-15 years old opened today, for those seeking an mRNA vaccine, and 70% of the population is now […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 589 new cases reported today

A total of 589 new cases of COVID-19 were reported this afternoon by health officials. The number of people with COVID in hospitals across the country now stands at 62, with 17 of those receiving care in ICUs. As of yesterday evening, there are no COVID-19 patients receiving care in Galway’s public hospitals. Deputy Chief […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: Health officials report 380 new cases

A total of 380 new coronavirus cases have been reported in the Republic by the Department of Health. There are now 38 people in hospitals across the country with the disease, and the number of people with the virus in ICUs remains unchanged at 13. No figures were provided by health officials for Galway today, […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: Sharp decline in cases at UHG

There has been a sharp decline in the number of people hospitalised with COVID-19 at University Hospital Galway. The latest HSE figures show that there were three confirmed cases hospitalised at University Hospital Galway as of Sunday evening. This is a significant decrease from a steady level of six or seven cases which have been […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 7 deaths nationally and 10 new Galway cases

Ten new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Galway by health officials today, taking the county’s 14-day incidence rate to 89.1 cases per 100,000 people. A total of 418 new cases were reported across the State this evening as well as seven further deaths related to the disease – of which five occurred in […] Galway Daily …