Hospital managers to uphold the ‘highest standards’ in administering vaccines.

There has been another increase in the number of Covid-19 figures in the North West.


In the latest set of figures released by health officials 34 new cases were confirmed in Donegal, there were 14 new cases in Sligo and less than 5 in Leitrim.


There were 8 additional deaths due to Covid 19 confirmed yesterday and 2,121 new cases nationally.


Locally there are 113 patients being treated in Letterkenny University Hospital with 5 of those in ICU.


39 people with Covid-19 are being treated in Sligo University Hospital and 2 of those are in ICU


The Chief Medical Officer has called on hospital managers to uphold the “highest standards” in administering Covid-19 vaccines.


New guidance issued recently requires hospitals to have a standby list of 120 healthcare workers for any leftover doses.


Dr Tony Holohan says hospitals need to ensure the jabs are distributed to the highest priority groups: