Number Of People Being Treated In Hospital For Covid-19 At Its Highest In Over 4 Months

194 people are now receiving treatment

It's after 18 new admissions in the past 24 hours.

Yesterday saw 617 new cases of coronavirus confirmed - the most since April.

It has led to a warning from the Chief Medical Officer that it's vital we interrupt the transmission of the virus now.

Cork GP, Dr. Nuala O'Connor, says we can't allow hospitals to be overrun by the disease:

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