There are 51 people on trolleys across Galway’s public hospitals today, according to data from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.
University Hospital Galway has 33 patients on trolleys, while 18 people at Portiunucla Hospital has 18 people waiting on a bed.
As of yesterday evening, UHG has 43 people with COVID-19, while Portiuncula Hospital has 11 confirmed cases.
There are 941 cases in hospitals nationally today, but the number of cases in intensive care units has decreased by four, to 90.
Forty COVID-19 related deaths were reported to NPHET since last Wednesday.