COVID-19: No cases in the ICU at Portiuncula hospital

Galway Daily news Worst August on record for trolley numbers at Portiuncula Hospital

The Intensive Care Unit at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has no COVID-19 patients according to the latest figures from the HSE.

As of Thursday evening Portiuncula Hospital had just three confirmed cases of COVID-19, none of whom were in the ICU.

There were a further 10 cases at University Hospital Galway as of yesterday evening, of whom four were in the ICU.

Both hospitals also reported three suspected cases each, for which test results were awaited.

Nationwide there were 427 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Thursday, with 103 critically ill patients in the ICU.

Galway reported a further 18 new cases yesterday, out of 462 throughout the country.