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HSE release stats on Coronavirus in all hospitals including Portlaoise

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The HSE have released the latest figures in relation to Coronavirus and how they are impacting all hospitals – including Portlaoise.

They have unveiled the total number of confirmed cases, suspected cases and vacant/occupied beds in Portlaoise Hospital.

As of yesterday April 4, Portlaoise Hospital were dealing with four confirmed cases of Covid-19.

The hospital with the most number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on site is Beaumont in Dublin with 110 cases.

Next is St James’s (83), The Mater (76), Tallaght (72), St Vincent’s (68), Connolly (54), Cavan (33), Letterkenny (27), Limerick (25), Our Lady’s Lourdes (24) and Naas (21).

In terms of suspected cases of Coronavirus, Portlaoise Hospital has 12 patients who are awaiting the results of a test.

Limerick has the highest here with 60 while Beaumount (49) and Mayo (46) come next.

At present, Ireland as a whole is waiting on the results of 608 swab tests for the Coronavirus.

In terms of vacant beds, Portlaoise Hospital has 32 vacant General Beds in Acute sites.

However, it has no available Critical Care Beds.

Throughout the whole hospital system, there are 2,562 vacant General Beds in Acute sites and 128 vacant Critical Care Beds.

There is one patient who has Coronavirus in a Critical Care Unit in Portlaoise Hospital.

The hospital with the most patients in critical care is St James’s with 19.

Check out all of the latest data below:

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.