6,843 Covid Cases Across Ireland
A total of 6,284 COVID-19 cases were detected across the Island of Ireland. The HSE and the Department of health announced 4,842. In Northern Ireland 1,442 cases were detected. 228,315 COVID cases have been detected since the pandemic began in 2020.
Republic of Ireland
The headline figures show a total of 4,842 new cases as of 12 midnight on the 8th of January, with 9 deaths reported. Overall 2,336 COVID related deaths have been announced.
The HSE and Department of Health announced full hospital figures for January 7th. The total number admitted to hospital with COVID-19 was 6,978 cases, up 217 from the day before.
A total of 18 health care workers were reported to have been infected. A total of 13,504 health care workers contracted COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020.
The Northern Irish Health Department announced 1,442 cases. They report 9 COVID related deaths, 1,442 have died in the north since the pandemic began.
35 people were admitted to hospital. The total numbers admitted to hospital since the pandemic began is 6,133.
Republic of Ireland - Breakdown
|Month||Total Cases||Health Care Workers||Health Care Workers %||Admissions||Deaths|
Northern Ireland - Breakdown
|March - September||11,952||1,855||581|