Mayo University Hospital (MUH) has experienced another rise in the number of positive cases of Covid-19 at the facility.
As of 8pm last night, there were 30 confirmed cases of the virus on-site at MUH, an increase of 11 on the previous night’s figure of 19.
The figure is the fifth highest in the country.
According to the HSE’s Daily Operations Report, there are also currently two suspected cases on-site awaiting the results of swab tests.
The report also indicated there are no patients with a confirmed case of Covid-19 currently occupying a bed in the Hospital’s Critical Care Unit.
Yesterday, the management of the hospital released a statement saying they are currently dealing with an outbreak of Covid-19 at MUH. Two wards remain closed for new admissions due to the outbreak, they said.
Management also reiterated their current restrictions on visitation, with members of the public advised not to visit the hospital, except on compassionate grounds and these should be arranged in advance with the nurse manager on the ward.