No COVID-19 patients at Portiuncula Hospital

Galway Daily news Extreme pressure on beds at Portiuncula Hospital today

There are just six people with COVID-19 in hospital in Galway, with all six patients receiving care at University Hospital Galway.

The latest HSE data taken at 8.00pm yesterday evening shows there are now no confirmed cases at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Of the six people diagnosed with the virus at UHG, two patients are in the critical care unit.

The figures also show that there are just seven general beds available at GUH and one at Portiuncula, with five ICU beds at UHG and two at Portiuncula.

Across the Republic, there are 48 people with COVID-19 in ICUs as of 11.30am this morning, an increase of two since yesterday evening.

There are now 206 people with the virus in Irish hospitals.