COVID-19 Ireland latest as 1,207 cases announced by health officials

By Aakanksha Surve

Health authorities announced 1,207 cases of COVID-19 in Ireland today.

As of 8am today, 355 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 69 are in ICU.


The five day moving average is 1,052

Covid-19 infection rates across Dublin have begun to drop with many areas now reporting lower incidence rates than the national average.

Areas in both Dublin's northside and southside are seeing a decrease in 14-day transmission rates.

Yesterday Trinity College Dublin's immunologist Professor Luke O'Neill said the vaccine is winning in the fight against the Delta variant.

"The vaccine is holding firmly against Delta is the message," Prof O'Neill said.

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