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124 Covid positive patients being treated in local hospitals

Aug 30, 2021 13:08 By Shannonside News
124 Covid positive patients being treated in local hospitals 124 Covid positive patients being treated in local hospitals
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Hospital figures have increased by more than 30 since yesterday, while it's up 20 per cent on last Monday.

Hospital's across the Shannonside Northern Sound region are currently treating 124 Covid positive patients.

Several local hospitals are dealing with some of the highest Covid patient rates in the country.

Our Lady's Hospital in Drogheda has the second highest rate of Covid patients nationwide today, with 32 positive tests in the facility, 3 of whom are in ICU.

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UHG is treating 29 patients confirmed to have the virus, with 6 of these in the hospital's critical care unit.

That's followed closely by Sligo University Hospital at 27 positive cases, with the fallout from an onsite outbreak earlier this month still being felt.

The Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore is treating 12 Covid positive patients while Cavan General Hospital has 10 confirmed cases on site.

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Meanwhile Mullingar Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe are each dealing with 7 Covid patients.

 

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