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Sunday, January 23, 2022

COVID-19: 465 new confirmed cases in Ireland

Health officials have confirmed a further 465 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Relative data regarding deaths associated with the virus and the county breakdown of cases has been affected by the cyber attack on the HSE.

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The Department of Health confirmed that there are currently 84 people in hospital who have Covid-19, 30 of these patients are in intensive care units.

Yesterday, there were 93 patients in hospital with Covid-19, 34 of these patients were in ICU.

The new figures come as the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) found the period of presumptive immunity following Covid-19 infection is nine months.

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Originally, the presumptive immunity was six months after infection.

Yesterday, the Government also voted in favour of extending Covid-19 emergency powers until at least November. This allows the continuation of restrictions on travel and social gatherings if needed.

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