Number of Covid patients at LUH drops dramatically


The number of Covid patients at Letterkenny University Hospital has dropped significantly.

The latest data shows 23 people with the virus are being treated on site with 4 ICU.

There's currently 899 people in hospital nationally with Covid-19 while 160 patients are in ICU.

Infectious disease expert, Professor McConkey, believes Level 5 restrictions need to continue:

He says reducing community transmission will help control outbreaks in nursing homes: