*The Department of Health confirmed on January 28th, that Covid-19 figures will only be reported between Monday and Friday. Reporting of cases on Mondays will take account of weekend figures.
Friday, April 1st
An additional 5,750 new cases have been identified nationally bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland since the outbreak began to *1,465,150.
In addition, 5,089 people registered a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.
As of 8am today, there were currently 1,468 people with Covid-19 in hospitals in Ireland, 59 of whom are in ICU.
There have been *6,786 deaths nationally associated with the virus to date. *The figure includes “probable and possible” deaths.
A total of 37,613 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Clare since the beginning of the pandemic.
*All data is provisional and subject to ongoing validation.