21 people awaiting in-patient beds at LUH

There's been a slight fall in overcrowding levels at Letterkenny University Hospital, with 21 people awaiting in-patient beds this morning, four down on yesterday's figure.

Of those waiting this morning, five were on Emergency Department trolleys.

Nationally, the INMO says there were 417 admitted patients awaiting beds at hospitals across the country, the highest number, 43 at University Hospital Limerick.