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08 Dec 2021

Covid-19 hospital patient numbers continue to rise

Covid-19 hospital patient numbers continue to rise

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital continues to rise, with the figure again the highest since February. 

There were 634 patients with Covid-19 in Irish hospitals this morning.

The figure is up 20 from yesterday's total of 614.

This represents a 15% increase from last Wednesday, and is 37% higher than a fortnight ago.

A total of 114 patients were in ICU at 11.30 am today, the same figure as yesterday.

On a positive note, this figure was slightly down on Monday's recorded figure of 117.

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