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29 Jun 2022

Increase in Covid-19 patients in hospital as ICU numbers remain low

Increase in Covid-19 patients in hospital as ICU numbers remain low

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital was at its highest for the month, according to latest figures released today (Monday). 

There were 665 patients with Covid-19 in hospital this morning. 

That number is the highest since January 31 last, when there were 692 patients in hospital. 

There were 643 Covid-19 patients in hospital the previous Monday, January 7, which generally shows the highest figure of the week. 

However despite the slight jump in hospital number, ICU figures for Covid-19 patients only rose by 2 in the past 24 hours. 

There were 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital requiring ICU care today. 

The figures for those requiring ICU treatment have displayed a downward trend in recent weeks, and have consistently hovered around the 60 mark. 

The lowest figure for Covid-19 patients requiring ICU treatment this year was 62, recording on Saturday, February 12. 

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