Ireland has the the highest rate of Covid 19 infection in the world. Ireland has had 10,100 confirmed cases per million people in the last seven days, according to the latest data released by Bloomberg and collated by Johns Hopkins, the WHO and other organisations.
— Sebastian Boyd (@Sebaboyd) January 11, 2021
Currently there are 1,575 in hospital with the virus, 146 in ICU.
The latest sample of 92 positive tests examined by the National Virus Reference Lab shows that 45pc of positive cases are of the UK variant, showing the strain’s ever-growing presence in Ireland.
Source IRISH INDEPENDENT