No new cases of Covid-19 recorded in North West

There were no new cases of Covid-19 reported in the counties of Sligo, Leitrim or Donegal yesterday.


311 new cases were reported nationally however along with 30 additional deaths attributed to Covid-19.


373,149 people have now received their first Covid-19 vaccination while 149,920 have received their second dose.


The latest hospital figures from Covid-19 state that there are 371 receiving treatment with 93 in ICU.


Locally there are 4 people receiving treatment in Sligo University Hospital with 3 in ICU.


In Letterkenny University Hospital there are 11 people being treated with 1 in the ICU unit.



Dr Alan Gaffney is an ICU consultant in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, and vice-president of the Intensive Care Society.


He says critical-care units are still very busy, for two reasons.