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Chief Medical Officer expresses concern over most vulnerable as Covid situations worsens

Oct 27, 2021 08:10 By Shannonside News
Chief Medical Officer expresses concern over most vulnerable as Covid situations worsens Chief Medical Officer expresses concern over most vulnerable as Covid situations worsens
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The five-day moving average has risen by 40 per cent in the past two weeks, and now stands at 2,131.

The chief medical officer says it's vital to protect the most vulnerable from Covid-19, as the situation worsens.

The five-day moving average has risen by 40 per cent in the past two weeks, and now stands at 2,131.

513 Covid patients are in hospital, with 97 in intensive care.

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Infectious diseases consultant, Cliona Ni Cheallaigh, from St James's Hospital in Dublin, says certain Covid patients are in danger of an ICU admission.

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