SOME 12,336 new Covid-19 cases have been announced in Ireland.
The Department of Health said there were 6,697 confirmed cases by PCR while 5,639 cases reported positive antigen tests.
A spokesperson said: “The Center for Health Protection Surveillance was notified today of 6,697 PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19.
“In addition, on Thursday, February 3, 5,639* people registered for a positive antigen test through the HSE portal.
“As of 8 am today, 597 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 66 are in the ICU.”
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