LATEST: ‘Stay at home’ – Holohan urges vaccinated with symptoms as over 1,000 new cases confirmed
A further 1,015 people have contracted the coronavirus, the Department of Health confirmed this evening.
Meanwhile, the number of people with Covid-19 who are receiving treatment in hospital has risen by one to 178.
Some 29 of these patients are being treated in intensive care units – an increase of two from yesterday.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan today urged people with Covid-19 symptoms to stay at home, even if they are vaccinated.
“Public health doctors around the country are reporting that outbreaks are being notified to them that originated in symptomatic people attending workplaces, or eating out, or visiting friends,” Dr Holohan said.