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The HSE is warning of the coming winter because of the threat of flu and Covid with 77 people being treated for Covid in north west hospitals this morning.   There are 981 patients with the virus in hospital, with around half being incidental admissions.   31 Covid patients are…

Latest figures by the HSE show there are currently 90 patients with Covid-19 in Northwest hospitals today There are 61 Covid patients at Letterkenny University Hospital and 29 at Sligo University Hospital Nationally, 1,055 Covid patients are in hospitals throughout the country today. It’s the first time since April 12th…

People in the North West are being encouraged to book their appointment for a Covid-19 vaccination.   Walk-in clinics also open for those all eligible age groups for COVID-19 vaccinations at Sligo Vaccination Centre over the next few days.   Self-scheduled appointments are available on HSE.ie   The Sligo Vaccination…

A Donegal GP believes people who are still experiencing severe illness or dying from Covid are not vaccinated nor have received their boosters.   It comes as the number of new Covid-19 cases and deaths has continued to fall globally in the past month.   Last week, the number of…

Businesses across the North West are starting trading today with facemask’s no longer required in public settings.   The latest lifting of Covid 19 restrictions today sees an end to the mandatory wearing of face coverings in shops, on public transport and in schools.   They must still be worn…

A Sligo Teacher’s union official says there are mixed views in relation to normal teaching and learning activities returning to schools from Monday next.   Last night the Department of Education issued updated guidance to Principals ahead of next weeks reopening.   It says class pods and bubbles will no…

There are 57 Covid-19 patients receiving treatment in the north west’s two main hospitals according to the latest HSE figures. 29 patients are in Letterkenny University Hospital and a further 28 in Sligo University Hospital with one patient in both hospitals in the ICU. When it comes to hospital overcrowding,…