Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital has fallen

Highland Radio, Donegal, Letterkenny, Hospital, Trolleys

The number of Covid-19 patients in public hospitals has halved in the past month.

It dropped to 111 last night - the lowest since September 27th.

Four hospitals have only one Covid patient and seven have none at all.

The number of infectious Covid-19 cases in Letterkenny University Hospital is down to 4.

Former HSE director-general, Tony O'Brien, says he expects the sharp decline to continue over the next month or so: