36 Covid-19 patients in Sligo University Hospital today; 162 staff off work

Today in Sligo University Hospital, there are 36 Covid patients.

That’s at the same time as 162 hospital staff are off work.

Hospital Manager Grainne McCann and Respiratory Consultant Dr Katherine Finan have been telling Ocean FM’s Harry Keaney about the current situation in the hospital and their plans for dealing with increases in the number of patients.

Grainne Mccann began by outlining the up to date situation in relation to patients and staff.