covid

37 new COVID cases in Galway as county becomes 2nd worst hit in Ireland

A further 574 cases of COVID-19 have been reported by health officials this evening, as well as 56 more deaths related to the virus. Galway has 37 new cases of the disease, taking the 14-day incidence rate here to 327.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants with 845 cases confirmed in the past fortnight. Galway now has […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 31 cases in Galway hospitals, 9 in Intensive Care

There were 31 people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Galway as of Wednesday night, of whom 9 were in the Intensive Care. The latest figures from the HSE show that University Hospital Galway is treating 27 COVID-19 patients, and there are another four confirmed cases at Portiuncula Hospital. Of those, 8 patients at UHG are in […] Galway Daily …


Median age of Galway’s Covid cases continues to rise

The median age of coronavirus cases in Co. Galway has risen again in the latest data released by the CSO. The median age of COVID–19 cases in the county was 33 when the data was taken in the third week of January, up from 31 the week before. At the beginning of December the median […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 48 further deaths and 45 Galway cases

There have been 48 further deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 1,254 new cases. Of today’s cases, 45 are in Galway. The 14-day incidence rate here is now at 480.9 cases per 100,000 people. The deaths notified today were among patients between 30 and 99 years old, with […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: 54 deaths and 78 Galway cases today

There have been 54 more deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 1,335 new cases. Of the cases reported today 78 are in Galway. The 14-day incidence rate in the county now stands at 574.3 cases per 100,000 people. Of the deaths reported today, 50 occurred in January. They […] Galway Daily …


Breaking: Level 5 lockdown to be extended until 5 March

The Level 5 lockdown will remain in place until 5 March and new travel restrictions will be introduced at airports and ports after the Cabinet’s Covid-19 committee agreed on further measures to curb the spread of the virus. People entering the Republic through airports and ports without a negative PCR test will be forced to […] Galway Daily …


COVID-19: Further 77 deaths and 74 new Galway cases reported

A further 77 deaths related to Covid-19 have been reported by health officials this evening, as well as 1,910 new cases. Seventy-four of the cases reported this evening by the Department of Health are in Galway, where the 14-day incidence rate is now 914.9 cases per 100,000 people. Only Dublin and Cork have had more […] Galway Daily …


81 people report side effects after getting COVID vaccine in Ireland

Out of tens of thousands of people who received the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine before 11 January, just 81 reported side effects, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has said this evening. Chief Executive of HPRA Dr Lorraine Nolan reassured people today that they were generally consistent with the known and anticipated side effects which emerged during […] Galway Daily …


Coronavirus: 217 new cases confirmed in Galway

The Department of Health has reported 3,955 new cases of COVID-19 and 28 further deaths related to the disease, of which 26 occurred this month. A total of 217 new cases were reported in Galway, taking the 14-day incidence rate in the county to 1,093 cases per 100,000  – with 2,822 new confirmed cases in […] Galway Daily …