Clare’s spread of COVID-19 remains relatively low while a further 461 cases have been diagnosed nationally.
NPHET on Saturday reported that 461 persons have tested positive for the virus. No county breakdown of the figures has been provided.
Latest county figures detail that transmission of COVID-19 in Clare is among the lowest in Ireland.
An additional five deaths linked to the virus have been notified to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC).
As of 8am today, 162 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 46 are in ICU. 9 additional hospitalisations occurred in the past 24 hours.
One quarter of all Irish adults have received a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Chair of Ireland’s High-Level Task Force on the vaccination, Brian MacCraith stated on Saturday that the vaccination programme has surpassed 25 percent.