Levels 4 and 5: the differences between the restrictions facing the nation Monday

By Sarah Mooney Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has said the Government will act to bring in new Covid-19 restrictions on Monday, saying that “decisive” and “nationwide” action will be taken. Mr Harris said that current Level 3 restrictions...

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Mayo GP expresses fears hospital is being ‘wound down’

A Mayo GP has painted a distressing picture of the impact overcrowding at Mayo University Hospital and underinvestment at Belmullet Community Hospital is having on the health of patients. Belmullet GP Dr Fergal Ruane has written to the Minister for...

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7-day report: Mayo and Covid – the official facts and figures

Mayo had more than 50 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the seven-day period from Saturday, October 3 to Friday, October...

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Three-fold increase in Mayo’s daily Covid-19 rate, department confirms

The daily number of new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Mayo has tripled, according to the latest information released by...

Sunday, 11/10/20 - 8:30pm Read More

Dramatic jump in confirmed Covid cases in Connacht

The latest figures released by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre this evening show a dramatic jump in the number of...

Saturday, 10/10/20 - 7:03pm Read More

‘Does the HSE not realise that people get sick at the weekend?’

Primary care centres in Mayo are being under-utilised and are not taking pressure off the emergency unit at Mayo University...

Saturday, 10/10/20 - 5:23pm Read More

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MUH hit hard by Covid-19 related absences