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Hospital numbers for Covid-19 at their lowest since October

The latest figures from the HSE show that the number of people receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19 has decreased since early October.

Currently, there are 165 people being treated for Covid-19 in hospital which is the lowest reported figures since the 8th of October.

However, the number of patients in critical care have slightly risen as 48 people are currently being treated in ICU which is one up from the 24 hours before 6:30pm last night.

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has announced the opening of 13 new walk-in test centres across the country in coming days with three of them being based in Dublin.

The remaining test centres will be based in Leitrim, Galway, Donegal, Roscommon, Tipperary, Kerry, Cork, Waterford, Wicklow and Westmeath.

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