Over 26,000 New COVID Cases Reported Today

Unprecedented levels of infection in the community across Limerick, Clare, and North Tipperary

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 26,122 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

As of 8am today, 917 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised of which 83 are in ICU.

Given the current high incidence, the daily case number is based on positive SARS-CoV-2 results uploaded to the HSE COVID Care Tracker the preceding day. These data are provisional.

It follows calls from the Public Health Mid-West for people to immediately self-isolate if they have any symptoms of COVID-19.

Public Health Officials in the area says they’re seeing unprecedented levels of infection in the community across Limerick, Clare, and North Tipperary.

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