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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

COVID-19: 416 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health has confirmed a further 416 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

No information regarding deaths associated with the virus has been released due to the cyber attack on the HSE.


There are currently 74 patients in hospitals across the country with Covid-19, including 29 people in intensive care units.

Yesterday, there were 86 patients in hospital with Covid-19, with 28 in ICU.

There has been concern in recent days with a surge of Covid-19 cases in Limerick and surrounding areas.


Health teams across the country have been appealing to the people of Limerick to remain vigilant and adhere to public health guidelines.

53% of the adult population has now received their first Covid-19 vaccine, 25% are fully vaccinated.

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly received his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine today in Wicklow.


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