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Number of Covid cases in hospitals continues to fall

Mar 3, 2021 08:03 By News Northern Sound
Number of Covid cases in hospitals continues to fall Number of Covid cases in hospitals continues to fall
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The number of patients with Covid-19 in hospitals has fallen by more than 65 percent in the past month. There are now 475 people

The number of patients with Covid-19 in hospitals has fallen by more than 65 percent in the past month.

There are now 475 people on wards receiving treatment, while there's 112 people with the disease are being treated in ICUs.

Cavan and Monaghan yesterday recorded five new cases each.

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HSE CEO Paul Reid says there are clear signs the effects of the vaccine roll-out are being seen with the number of infections among vulnerable groups and healthcare workers are down.

But Dr David Nabarro says eliminating Covid from Ireland is not realistic for the near future:

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