Latest North West Covid-19 figures released.

The Department of health have confirmed that there have been an additional 68 deaths from Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.


556 new cases of the virus have also been confirmed in the latest set of figures.  There have been an additional 20 cases reported in Donegal, less than 5 cases in Sligo and none in Leitrim.


152,652 people have now received their first dose of the vaccine while 84,344 people have been administered their second dose at this stage.


As of last night there were 30 people being treated for Covid-19 at Sligo University Hospital and 60 in Letterkenny University Hospital.


There were 3 patients in ICU in Sligo and 5 in the ICU unit in Letterkenny.