Covid-19: 14,486 new cases and 750 patients in hospital

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 778 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19. In addition, on Monday 18 April, 1,641 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.

  • on Friday 15 April, the HPSC was notified of 1,788 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19. 2,013 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day
  • on Saturday 16 April, the HPSC was notified of 1,666 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19. 1,459 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day
  • on Sunday 17 April, the HPSC was notified of 852 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19. 1,270 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day
  • on Monday 18 April, the HPSC was notified of 1,668 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19. 1,351 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal the previous day

This brings the total number of Covid-19 cases since Friday to 14,486.

As of 8 am today, 750 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 44 are in ICU.

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