Four-Fold Increase In Number Hospitalised With Covid In The Past Month

Numbers In ICU Have More Than Doubled.

The head of the HSE, Paul Reid, says the figures showing 90 people now in hospital and 19 in ICU is a "very concerning trend".

Another 188 cases of Covid-19 were reported yesterday, including 25 in Cork, 21 in Donegal and 16 in Kildare. 

According to a new Department of Health survey, 52 per cent of the population are in favour of more restrictions being introduced.

Immunology Professor Kingston Mills, from Trinity College, says more counties are in danger of a lockdown like Dublin's:
 

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