The latest news as of 5pm on Tuesday 31 August

1,382 cases confirmed:

  • 1,382 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed
  • 355 COVID-19 patients are in hospital, with 54 of those patients in intensive care (ICU)

Latest update on vaccines:

As of Monday 30 August, there have been 6,818,637 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

  • 3,451,531 people have received their first dose
  • 3,367,106 people are fully vaccinated