No patients with Covid-19 in ICU at Limerick hospital

UHL overcrowding and superbug combine to create fire safety problem 

43 people suspected of having Covid-19 are currently awaiting test results at the hospital

THERE are no patients confirmed to have Covid-19 in the intensive care unit at University Hospital Limerick.

However, there are three patients suspected of having the virus in the unit.

A total of six people confirmed to have Covid-19 are receiving treatment at University Hospital Limerick.

And 43 people suspected of having the condition are currently awaiting test results at the hospital.

New figures released by the HSE which account for the situation up to 8pm on Wednesday reveal that this is the largest number of suspected cases in a hospital in the country.

There was one new confirmed case in the hospital on Wednesday.

Statistics released from the Department of Health show that the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Limerick remains at 583 with no new confirmed cases on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, there were six people waiting on trolleys in the emergency department at UHL this Thursday morning.


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