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25 Jun 2022

'Could be a blip' - Varadkar warns of summer Covid-19 wave as hospital numbers rise

'Could be a blip' - Varadkar warns of summer Covid-19 wave as hospital numbers rise

'Could be a blip' - Varadkar warns of summer Covid-19 wave as hospital numbers rise

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has warned of a potential summer wave of Covid-19 as case numbers in hospitals rise.

He said that the number of people in hospital with Covid-19 has risen above 300 with 311 in hospital as of Thursday, June 9.

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He reminded people to get their booster vaccinations if they haven't already as immunity wanes across the population.

905 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed by PCR tests with a further 1,542 positive antigen tests confirmed on Wednesday.

In total since February 2020, there has been over 1.5 million positive Covid-19 cases recorded in Ireland and a total of 7,416 deaths.

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