Statement from the Department of Health 22 April 2022
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1,171 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19. In addition, on Thursday 21 April, 1,607* people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.
As of 8am today, 599 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 39 are in ICU.
Notes to Editors:
*These data are provisional and are not directly comparable with laboratory PCR confirmed SARS-CoV-2 cases registered through the HSE Covid Care Tracker.
Data on the epidemiology of COVID-19 cases and deaths is available on the HPSC’s Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Ireland data hub.
Additional data on vaccination, hospital, ICU and local electoral areas is available on Ireland’s COVID-19 data hub.
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