Mayo University Hospital experienced a significant rise of confirmed cases of Covid-19 over the weekend.
Last Wednesday, the numbers had dropped to their lowest level since December with 28 confirmed cases, but rose to 42 on Saturday last and 41 as of 8pm last night (Sun).
The confirmed number of patients with Covid 19 at Mayo University Hospital is the highest in the region.
MUH’s numbers were over three times greater than Galway University Hospital , while Covid cases in Galway city were among the highest in the country last week. There were just 12 confirmed Covid-19 cases at Galway University Hospital.
Sligo University Hospital and Portiuncula Hospital had seven patients each with confirmed cases of the virus as of 8pm last night.