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Two patients critically ill with Covid-19 in Portlaoise Hospital

There are two patients being treated in critical care units for Covid-19 in Portlaoise Hospital.

There is also another patient in the hospital who is being treated as a suspected case.

These are the latest figures pertaining to the hospital as of 8pm last night.

The Covid-19 Daily Operations Update shows that there are 13 vacant general beds in Portlaoise but no available critical care beds.

It also shows that nationally there are now 94 people in hospital being treated for Coronavirus.

The number has been steadily rising since the start of September but it is still well below the almost 900 that were in hospitals in the middle of April.

Nationally, there are 16 patients being treated in Critical Care Units and eight of these are on ventilators.

A further six suspected cases are in Critical Care Units with four of these on ventilators.

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