Five confirmed Covid-19 cases at University Hospital Limerick

Fintan Walsh

Reporter:

Fintan Walsh

Email:

fintan.walsh@limerickleader.ie

Five confirmed Covid-19 cases at University Hospital Limerick

THERE ARE five confirmed Covid-19 cases at University Hospital Limerick, after Limerick saw an increase of 20 cases over the weekend. 

According to daily figures published on Sunday evening, UHL has the joint-highest number of confirmed cases, alongside Beaumont and St James' Hospital in Dublin. There are 33 Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals.

UHL has seen a significant decrease in suspected cases in the past fortnight, with just three suspected of having Covid-19 in the Dooradoyle hospital. 

While there is no confirmed case in the intensive care unit, there is one suspected case in the ICU. 

Limerick saw 20 new Covid-19 cases at the weekend; 14 on Saturday, and six on Sunday. There have been more than 100 cases detected in Limerick over the past two weeks.