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Number of Covid patients in hospitals at lowest level in 111 days

Apr 9, 2021 11:04 By News Northern Sound
Number of Covid patients in hospitals at lowest level in 111 days Number of Covid patients in hospitals at lowest level in 111 days
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It follows the one millionth vaccine dose being given yesterday.

The number of patients with Covid-19 in public hospitals has reached its lowest point in 111 days, with 209 people receiving treatment last night.

The National Public Health Emergency Team is urging people to continue to keep their contacts down to stop the spread of Covid-19.

The reproductive number is currently below, or close to one.

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The Deputy Chief Medical Officer says he "never, ever" wants to have to recommend lockdown measures to Government again.

The latest data from the National Public Health Emergency team shows 400 more people have contracted the virus. Seven more patients have died.

Chair of the Irish Medical Organisation’s GP committee, Dr Denis McCauley says its clear the vaccination programme is working:

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