By Cillian Doyle.
The Department of Health has reported 581 new Covid cases today.
There are 52 patients in hospital, an increase of 2 compared with yesterday's figures.
While 16 people are in intensive care units across the country, up one.
As of midnight, Friday 9th July, we are reporting 581* confirmed cases of #COVID19.
16 in ICU. 52 in hospital.
*Daily case numbers may change due to future data review, validation and update.
— Department of Health (@roinnslainte) July 10, 2021