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Head of western hospital group believes we've crested the peak of the third wave of Covid-19

Feb 3, 2021 08:02 By Shannonside News
Head of western hospital group believes we've crested the peak of the third wave of Covid-19 Head of western hospital group believes we've crested the peak of the third wave of Covid-19
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The head of a group of seven public hospitals including Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe and Roscommon Hospital believes the country has passed the peak of

The head of a group of seven public hospitals including Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe and Roscommon Hospital believes the country has passed the peak of the third wave of Covid-19.

Latest figures show there are 1,368 patients in public hospitals with the virus - compared to a peak across the health system of 2,020 over two weeks ago.

No new cases were reported in Longford and fewer than five were confirmed in Leitrim and Roscommon yesterday evening.

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207 people were in ICU overnight.

Tony Canavan, the chief executive of the Saolta Group, says there's been an improvement in the hospitals in the west of Ireland:

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