NEPHT to meet over deteriorating Covid-19 situation in hospitals


The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet later to discuss the deteriorating Covid-19 situation in the country's hospitals.

Latest figures show there are 1,770 patients with the virus in hospitals, which includes 176 in ICU.

Yesterday say the second highest number of deaths associated with the disease with 63 reported, while a further 3,569 infections were detected - 136 in Donegal.

The Chief Medical Officer says there's still a "long, long way to go" in the fight against the virus.