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Coronavirus: Record 220 new cases in Galway & over 8,000 in Republic

The Department of Health has reported an additional 8,248 cases of COVID-19 this evening - by far the highest number of new cases reported...

500 staff at Portiuncula Hospital to receive vaccine this week

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine for healthcare staff at Portiuncula University Hospital has begun, with 500 due to receive their first dose by...

Sharp increase in COVID rates across all 10 local electoral areas

The 14-day COVID incidence rate has increased in all of Co. Galway's ten Local Electoral Areas, new data has revealed.The rate in Gort-Kinvara LEA...

Is ‘Zero Covid’ our way out? People Before Profit still thinks so

As we enter another period of strict Covid-19 restrictions due to case numbers spiralling out of control, People Before Profit has not changed its...

Coronavirus: New daily record of 184 COVID-19 cases in Galway

There have been ten additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 6,521 new cases.180 of today's cases...

Galway TD calls for retired healthcare staff to be used in vaccine rollout

Galway TD Denis Naughten has urged the government to utilise retired doctors and healthcare staff in delivering the COVID-19 vaccine.This is preferable to taking...

Coronavirus: Almost 8,000 new cases, 178 in Galway

A total of 178 new cases have been reported in Galway this evening by the Department of Health, as the state records yet another...

Coronavirus: UHG becomes 3rd worst-hit in country after new spike in hospitalisations

University Hospital Galway now has the third highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country after confirmed cases at the hospital increased by 20...

Portiuncula Hospital also deferring non-urgent appointments due to COVID

Portiuncula Hospital has also taken the move to defer non-urgent procedures and appointments in the face of a rise in COVID-19 patients.For the next...

Coronavirus: 17 deaths today and 140 Galway COVID cases – 5,325 nationally

There have been 17 more deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 5,325 new confirmed cases.Of today's cases...

“Double down” on efforts to curb spread of COVID – HSE West Director

The Director of Public Health at HSE West has urged people in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon to stay home unless absolutely necessary amid the...

Covid cases in critical care at UHG doubles to 4

The number of people with COVID-19 who are in intensive care at University Hospital Galway has doubled to four, according to the latest HSE...
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