Procedures postponed as LUH comes under ‘significant pressure’


LETTERKENNY University Hospital was under “significant pressure” yesterday, with a warning from management that all available beds were in use. In a statement, hospital management said 160 people had attended the emergency department on Tuesday. The high volume led to long wait times. Advertisement “The high number of people attending who need to be admitted […]


Hospital under extreme pressure as Covid numbers rise


LETTERKENNY University Hospital is again under extreme pressure as the number of patients being treated with Covid-19 has risen by more than forty per cent in the last week. Saolta confirmed there are eight areas of the hospital impacted by outbreaks with 57 patients with the virus being treated on Saturday. This is having an impact […]


Workplace worries as Donegal covid cases hit 150 daily


OUTBREAKS in workplaces in Donegal are contributing to a surge in Covid-19 cases with between 130 and 150 cases now being reported daily.  Dr Anthony Breslin, Director of Public Health for the north west has warned people not to let their guard down as the virus remains very prevalent across all areas of the county […]