The General Manager of Letterkenny University Hospital says they envisage a very busy week ahead with staffing continuing to be a problem at the facility due to Covid-19.
It comes as latest figures show that there are currently 113 patients with the virus being treated on site at the hospital, five receiving critical care.
It's a rise of 12 on the previous figure of 101.
A number of departments at the hospital have been hit with staff shortages.
General Manager Shaun Murphy says the hospital is under significant pressure: