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Five Day Moving Average Of Covid Cases Appears To Be Slowing Down

The five-day moving average of Covid-19 cases has increased by 16 percent in the past week, much lower than the increase over the previous seven days.

123 people are in hospital with the virus and 22 patients are being treated in intensive care.

Young people are being encouraged to get a Covid-19 vaccine here to help slow the spread of the Delta variant.
a new Ipsos MRBI survey  shows among 18 and 34 year-olds who haven't been given a vaccine, around three quarters will choose to get protected.
The head of the HSE Paul Reid says almost 70 per cent of adults here are now fully vaccinated against Covid 19. Spokesperson for the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association, Bernard Melee says younger people need to be encouraged to get the vaccine

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