17 Covid 19 patients at LUH

The number of Covid 19 patients at Letterkenny University Hospital has fallen again, latet figures showing 17 people being treated, two of them in ICU.

Latest HPSE figures meanwhile show that in the two weeks to midnight on Tuesday, there were 1,255 new cases of Covid in Donegal. That's an incidence rate of 788 cases per 100,000 people, compared to a national rate of 387.

Meanwhile, 1,165 new coronavirus cases have been reported by the North's Department of Health, with an additional 8 Covid related deaths.

383 patients are being treated for the disease in hospitals in Northern Ireland, with 31 in ICU.