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Further drop in Covid-19 incidence rate in Northern Sound region, while 11 hospitals have no critical care capacity

Jan 26, 2021 07:01 By News Northern Sound
Further drop in Covid-19 incidence rate in Northern Sound region, while 11 hospitals have no critical care capacity Further drop in Covid-19 incidence rate in Northern Sound region, while 11 hospitals have no critical care capacity
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218 people with Covid-19 were being treated in ICU last night, while 11 public hospitals nationwide have no critical care capacity. Latest figures from

218 people with Covid-19 were being treated in ICU last night, while 11 public hospitals nationwide have no critical care capacity.

Latest figures from the HSE show there are 1,803 people with the virus on wards.

Seven further deaths linked to the virus were confirmed last night, while 1,372 new cases were detected.

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Meanwhile, there's been a further drop in the rate of Covid-19 in the Northern Sound region.

The national 14-day incidence rate has fallen to 766 - the lowest it's been since January 4.

Cavan's 14-day incidence rate is slightly higher at 767, with 11 new cases recorded yesterday.

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And while Monaghan's incidence rate remains the highest in the country, it's dropped to 1,486 per 100,000, with 53 new cases yesterday.

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