75 On Trolleys At UHL

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The region’s main hospital has seen another jump in overcrowding today.

75 people are on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation – up from 51 yesterday.

University Hospital Galway has the next highest figure in the country, with 59 patients waiting for a bed there.


UHL is still treating 43 patients for COVID-19 as of last night, which is the highest of any facility nationwide.

8 of these patients are receiving treatment in intensive care.