Influenza & Covid-19 Cases In Ireland Increasing.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) are warning that an increase in influenza and Covid-19 cases will lead to increased pressure on hospitals and the wider health service in the coming weeks.

This warning comes following a rise in the number of people with respiratory illnesses attending emergency departments this week.

This news also comes as Health Minister Mr Stephen Donnelly admits that there can be no end in sight to the trolley crisis at University Hospital Limerick, latter the medical facility serving North Tipperary.

On last Friday, December 29th at University Hospital, Limerick 14 persons were on trolleys in corridors, 22 were on trolleys in wards; in total 36 patients altogether on trolleys within UHL.


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