16 May 2022

No Covid-19 inpatients at Kilkenny hospital as national figures hit nine month low

St Luke's General Hospital, Kilkenny.

St Luke's General Hospital, Kilkenny

There are currently eight hospitals nationwide with no admitted patients being treated for Covid-19 and Saint Luke's General Hospital is among them, HSE CEO Paul Reid has confirmed.

"Further good news this morning," Reid tweeted earlier.

"8 adult hospitals now have zero #covid19 inpatients (St James's, Naas, Tullamore, Sligo, Galway, Kilkenny, Mercy, Waterford)."

The HSE Chief also confirmed that the three children's hospitals at Temple St, Crumlin & Tallaght also currently have no Covid-19 inpatients.

There were 59 inpatients with Covid-19 reported in hospital across the country last night, a stark contrast to the 2,020 inpatients reported on January 18, 2021.

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