Latest figures show that there’s 27 Covid-19 cases currently in Letterkenny University Hospital. Four of those are in the Critical Care Unit. There were ten Covid-19 suspected cases awaiting results in LUH (Saturday)
More than three quarters of beds in LUH (141) were vacant on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 21 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland have died.
· 17 deaths located in the east, 2 in the south, 2 in the west of the country
· The patients included 9 females and 12 males
· 12 patients were reported as having underlying health conditions
· Median age of today’s reported deaths is 81
There have now been 158 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
The median age of deaths in Ireland is 81.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been informed of 390 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, as at 1pm, Sunday 5th April.
There are now 4,994 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
There are 81 cases in Donegal, an increase in one from yesterday’s figure of 80
Meanwhile, there have been seven further deaths from Coronavirus in Northern Ireland, bringing the total to 63. There are 91 new cases of Covid-19, bringing total to 1,089