33 people awaiting admission at LUH this morning

There were 33 people awaiting admission at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, 20 of them on Emergency Department trolleys.

That's an increase of 11 on yesterday's figure, making Letterkenny the third most overcrowded in the country today.

Nationally, the INMO says there were 448 people awaiting in-patient beds at hospitals across the country this morning, with the highest figure, 44, recorded at Waterford University Hospital.