ANOTHER 12,336 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed by Irish health officials today.
The figure includes 6,697 PCR-confirmed cases, as well as 5,639 positive antigen tests registered through the HSE portal.
The Department of Health says that there are now 597 Covid-19 patients in hospitals, of whom 77 are in ICU.
The number of Covid-19 patients in Letterkenny University Hospital has decreased to six.
As of 8pm last night, the hospital recorded six patients with Covid-19, including two patients with the virus in ICU.