Galway Bay fm newsroom – The number of patients being treated in Galway Hospitals for Covid-19 has continued to drop steadily.
There are now just 13 patients being treated in the city and county – 10 at UHG, and a further 3 at Portiuncula in Ballinasloe.
There are 4 patients with the virus in the ICU at UHG, while there are no Covid-19 patients in the ICU at Portiuncula.
Nationally, 426 people with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals today – the lowest number since December 29th.
105 of those patients with the virus are in intensive care.
Professor Philip Nolan, who chairs NPHET’s modelling group, says the country’s R number remains below 1 – to hear more, tune in to Galway Bay fm news on the hour…