LATEST: 242 new cases of virus confirmed as hospitalisations increase slightly
A further 242 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed this evening, down 110 on yesterday’s figures.
The Department of Health reported 67 people are being treated for the virus in hospitals, five more than yesterday’s total.
23 people are now being treated in Intensive Care Units, one more than yesterday’s figure.
However, the department warned the number of cases may change due to future data validation amid the disruption caused by the cyber attack on the HSE’s system.