Covid: Cases from new wave seem to be leading to fewer hospitalisations than before

Covid: Cases from new wave seem to be leading to fewer hospitalisations than before

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital is emerging as the main pinch point in the current wave of the pandemic.

Cases in intensive-care units (ICU) have stayed mercifully stable over recent weeks and, if Ireland replicates the experience of other countries, will not rise significantly as the impact of the Omicron variant of the virus is fully felt in our hospitals.

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