first_img WhatsApp Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Facebook By News Highland – January 16, 2021 Community Enhancement Programme open for applications An intensive care consultant at University Hospital Limerick says hundreds of staff are out due to Covid-19 reasons.There are 141 patients with the virus in UHL – making it the second worst hit hospital in the country – and there’s only two critical care beds available in the facility.Cork University Hospital has the highest number of patients on site with the virus at 152, with only 1 critical care bed available. While there are 96 Covid patients at Letterkenny University Hospital.In total, there are 1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital nationwide.Dr Catherine Motherway says staff absences are significantly impacting services across the University of Limerick Hospitals group:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Hospitals10am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows center_img Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme AudioHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 96 Covid-19 patients at Letterkenny University Hospital Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleGardai investigate an Inishowen Hairdressers operating during Level 5Next articleGovernment to confirm when special needs children can return to school News Highland Google+ Twitter Twitterlast_img read more