COVID-19: 5,109 New Cases, 4,4...


COVID-19: 5,109 New Cases, 4,482 Positive Antigen Tests

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

06:43 28 Jan 2022

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There have been a further 5,109 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Latest figures also show that 4,482 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal on Thursday.

When the PCR-confirmed cases and positive antigen tests are combined, the cases figure for Friday is 9,591.

As of 8.00am, there were 707 patients hospitalised with COVID - of which 69 were in ICU.

Meanwhile further changes have been announced to how figures are being collated going forward.

The Department of Health says from Friday, it will report COVID-19 case numbers from Monday to Friday only.

The next report will be on Monday January 31st.

It explains: "Reporting of cases on Monday will take account of weekend figures.

"Daily Hospital and ICU information will continue to be updated on the COVID-19 Data Hub as usual on Saturdays and Sundays."

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