47 COVID patients at Galway hospitals

Galway Daily news UHG is the second most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

The number of people with COVID-19 receiving treatment at Galway’s public hospitals has risen slightly to 47 in the latest HSE data.

There are now 37 patients with the disease at University Hospital Galway and a further ten confirmed cases at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe, as of 8pm on Sunday.

Six of those diagnosed with COVID-19 at UHG are in the intensive care unit, while two of the ten COVID-19 patients at Portiuncula Hospital are in ICU.

When the data was taken, there were 479 confirmed cases in hospitals nationally. A total of 97 were receiving treatment in intensive care units.