Despite the national drop in Covid-19 hospitalisations, the number of people with the virus is continuing to slowly rise at South Tipp General Hospital.
There are now 38 people with Covid-19 receiving treatment in Clonmel, a rise of six on the the hospital’s total one week ago.
It also compares with a national 21 percent decrease in Covid hospitalisations over the seven day period.
Further north, there are 30 people with the virus at University Hospital Limerick – a figure which has slowly decreased in recent weeks.
There are 754 people with the virus in hospitals across the country, including 151 in intensive care.