5.5 C
Home NEWS COVID-19 16 people with Covid hospitalised yesterday in Galway

16 people with Covid hospitalised yesterday in Galway

Galway hospitals saw a further 16 people admitted with Covid-19 yesterday taking the total number of people with the disease hospitalised in the county to 119.

University Hospital Galway saw an additional 13 Covid patients pass through its doors before 8pm yesterday evening, while Portiuncua had three more Covid patients by the end of the day.

There are now 113 people with the disease at UHG where there are 13 beds available and one ICU bed, and at Portiunucula Hospital, which had just one general bed available at 8pm yesterday, there are nine people with Covid.

Ten Covid patients at UHG are in intensive care, while one of the nine people with the illness at Portiuncula is in ICU. One suspected case is also in critical care in Ballinasloe.

The number Covid cases in ICU across the country continues to rise, with 158 people receiving critical care at 8am this morning. A total of 1,700 cases are in hospitals across the state.

A record 225 new cases was reported in Galway by the Department of Health yesterday, with health officials reporting a further eight deaths during the third wave.


Michael Malone
To get in touch with Galway Daily, email editor@galwaydaily.com
- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Easing of driving licence application and renewal for over 70s extended

The exemption for over 70s from presenting a medical report when applying for or renewing a driving licence has been extended due to the...

Man sentenced to six years for life-changing city centre assaults

A Loughrea man was sentenced to six years in prison, of which he will serve at least four and half years, for a pair...

COVID-19: 60 deaths and 132 Galway cases today

There have been 60 additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, one of which occurred in December, and the...