The five-day moving average of new cases has dropped by 4 per cent in the past week
About two thirds of the 66 Covid patients in ICUs are unvaccinated, according to the Intensive Care Society.
The number of patients in hospital with the virus dropped to 291 last night - after rising above 300 over the weekend.
The @hpscireland has today been notified of 1,049* confirmed cases of #COVID19.— Department of Health (@roinnslainte) September 27, 2021
As of 8am today, 310 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 66 are in ICU.
*Daily case numbers may change due to future data validation.
The five-day moving average of new cases has dropped by 4 per cent in the past week, and now stands at 1,272.
Dr Alan Gaffney, the vice-president of the Intensive Care Society, says there's a noticeable difference in Covid patients in ICUs.
Dr Gaffney says the ICU figure has been static in recent weeks