36 people awaiting admission at LUH

There were 36 patients awaiting admission at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, 13 of them on Emergency Department trolleys.

That's a 50% increase on yesterday's figure of 24.

Accordingt to the INMO's latest figures, Letterkenny had the third highest number of people awaiting in-patient beds this morning, after Cork with 41 and Galway with 38.

The national figure has risen to 541.