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24 Jan 2022

Another huge amount of new Covid cases reported

'It is like déjà vu' - TD says reason for PCR test capacity crisis is lack of planning

The Department of Health has been notified of a further 21,384 new cases of Covid-19.

There are 984 people in hospital with the virus, which is up 67 since yesterday, of whom 83 are in intensive care, which is unchanged.

Chief Executive of the Health Service Executive Paul Reid has said the health service remains under strain because of the coronavirus pandemic.

However, Mr Reid said that people's adherence to public health guidelines was reducing the spread of infection.

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