Covid-19 latest: no change in number of cases reported in Cork for three days

Covid-19 latest: no change in number of cases reported in Cork for three days

There has been no change in the number of cases of Covid-19 reported in Cork for three consecutive days.

There has been no change in the number of cases of Covid-19 reported in Cork for three consecutive days.

The latest report from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) shows 1,529 cases of Covid-19 had been reported in Cork up to last Sunday, a figure which has remained unchanged since Friday.

It comes as the volume of new cases of Covid-19 being reported nationally continues to decrease.

Last night the HPSC was notified of nine additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases of Covid-19 reported nationally to 25,215.

In the region of 90 per cent of patients diagnosed with Covid-19 since the beginning of the outbreak have recovered.

However, last night 105 people with confirmed Covid-19 around the country were in hospital.

Data from the HSE shows that eight people with Covid-19 were being treated at hospitals in Cork with five patients being cared for at the Cork University Hospital (CUH) and a further three people receiving treatment at the Mercy University Hospital.

Thirty-five people were receiving round the clock care at critical care units including three people at CUH, two people at the Mercy Hospital and one person at the Bon Secours Hospital.

1,650 people with Covid-19 have died since the beginning of the outbreak, including more than 40 people in Cork. 

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