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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# covid cases

This year
Taoiseach says Ireland is facing a 'new wave of Covid' but there is no need for restrictions
The HSE said that the variant is more transmissible than other strains, but there is no evidence suggesting that it causes more serious illness.
Last year
Coronavirus: 4,728 new cases and 933 patients in hospital, including 58 in ICU
The Department of Health announced the latest figures in a statement this afternoon.
Coronavirus: 7,733 new cases and 1,360 patients in hospital, including 54 in ICU
The Department of Health announced the figures in a statement this afternoon.
All time
Coronavirus: 1,377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
The number of young people contracting the virus rose sharply this week.
India records 320,000 new cases as foreign help arrives
India’s death toll is set to pass 200,000 after a massive recent surge in Covid cases.
Number of Covid-19 cases among over-65s drops by half as vaccine takes effect
The percentage of cases among that age group fell from 18% in January to 9% in March, figures show.
'Some people are getting a little terrorised': Tánaiste says we should not be obsessing about daily Covid numbers
Leo Varadkar said the publication of daily figures should continue but said more ‘common sense’ needed to be heard now.