BREAKING: Daily Covid case numbers confirmed as national total exceeds landmark figure
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today confirmed that there are 1,427* newly confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “Today we have reached the milestone of 300,000 cases reported in Ireland since the beginning of the pandemic.
A Jason Kelly goal in the 20th minute of the first half proved to be the difference as Abbeylara overcame an early three point deficit to defeat Longford Slashers in the All County Football League Division 1 clash at Lynch Park on Friday night.
“However, today we have also seen how solidarity continues to be the hallmark of our response with young people across the country lining up to get vaccinated, both to protect themselves and to play their part in protecting the community.
“I strongly urge anyone eligible for a vaccine to come forward and avail of the opportunity as soon as possible.”
There have now been 300,976 confirmed cases in Ireland with 5.035 people having lost their lives.
Meanwhile, as of 8am today, 164 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 26 are in ICU.
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