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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

COVID-19: Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate continues to decline

According to the latest figures, the incidence of Covid-19 per 100,000 people in Ireland has continued to decline over the past two weeks, falling to 390 from 450.

In regards to Covid-19 hospitalisations, there are currently 286 patients being treated for the virus with 65 of them receiving ICU treatment.


Over 90% of people aged 16 years old and over are now fully vaccinated and 86.8% of those aged 12 years old and over are also fully vaccinated.

According to the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC), Ireland has the highest percentage uptake of full vaccination among adults over the age of 18 years old in the EU.

Ireland’s extremely high vaccination uptake is just ahead of Denmark at 74.6% and Malta at 83.2%.


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