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COVID-19: 1,496 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health has confirmed a further 1,496 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

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

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The Department of Health has also confirmed that there are currently 248 patients with Covid-19 in Ireland, with 54 in ICU.

Yesterday, there were 262 patients in Irish hospitals with Covid-19, with 51 in ICU.

In Northern Ireland, there has been a further 1,564 cases of Covid-19 reported.

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Seven further people diagnosed with the virus have also died.

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