Five people awaiting in-patient beds at LUH

There were five people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital this morning according to the INMO, two of them on trolleys in its Emergency Department.

It's a drop of two on yesterdays figure.

University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded with 51 people waiting there.

Nationally, the INMO says there were 398 admitted patients awaiting beds in Irish hospitals this morning.