Covid-19

COVID-19: 1,627 more cases reported today

There have been a further 1,627 cases of COVID-19 reported by health officials today, with warnings of a worsening trajectory of the virus. As of this morning, 415 COVID patients were hospitalised in Ireland, with 70 of them in the ICU. Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, said that key indicators of the disease […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 1,271 new cases today with 297 cases in hospitals

The Department of Health has reported 1,271 new cases of COVID-19 this afternoon. As of 8am today, 297 people with COVID-19 are in hospitals across the country, of whom 59 are in intensive care units. The latest HSE data shows the number of COVID patients at University Hospital is 13, with two confirmed cases in […] Galway Daily …


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 …


Walk-in vaccination clinics continue in Galway this week

Walk-in vaccination clinics for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine without needing an appointment are continuing in Galway this weekend. There will be further walk-in clinics running at the Ballybrit Racecourse vaccination centre from Friday through to Sunday this week. These clinics are open to anyone aged 12 years or older, to receive either their […] Galway Daily …


Walk-in vaccination clinic continues today

A walk-in vaccination clinic for anyone aged 12 years or older is continuing in Galway today, for a longer period than Saturday. The walk-in vaccination clinic at Ballybrit Racecourse is open for people to get jabbed without an appointment until 4pm today. Anyone aged 12 years or older can get their first dose of the […] 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 …