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Public urged to continue following health advice during time of increased visitors

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Hospital, Community Healthcare West Executive Officers, Director of Public Health in Mayo, Chief Executives of the Local Authorities in the region and the Chief Superintendents of An Garda Síochána, this week urged the public to follow the public health advice to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Galway’s private hospitals could play vital role in winter, says Saolta chief

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Galway’s two private hospitals, which were temporarily taken over by the State for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic, may continue to play a vital supporting role in the public healthcare system in the future.

Fewer than 5 Covid-19 patients in ICU departments in the West

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The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the local public hospitals, acknowledged this week that the threat from Covid-19 would remain with us for the forseeable future but stressed there were many reasons for optimism.

Number of Mayo Covid-19 cases passes 500 mark

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The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Mayo passed the 500 mark this week after the National Public Health Emergency Team noted a total of 501 confirmed cases on Monday evening last. That number had increased to 510 by Tuesday evening this week and the most recent information available at the time of going to print showed the number stood at 512.

Next two weeks are crucial, says Saolta chief

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The next two weeks are crucial in terms of weakening the grip of Covid-19 and building on the significant progress made in suppressing the virus, the chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group said this week.

Mayo continues to be Connacht's Covid-19 black spot

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The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 continued to increase in Mayo over the past week, marking the county out as the black spot for cases in Connacht.

10,000 Covid-19 tests will be carried out weekly in west

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Up to 10,000 Covid-19 tests will be carried out weekly in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon by mid May, according to the Tony Canavan, the chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group which runs the local public hospitals.

Saolta Chief Executive urges public to maintain ongoing COVID-19 vigilance

Speaking to the Advertiser news group this week, Mr. Tony Canavan, the Chief Executive of Saolta, which provides acute and specialist services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe (one of seven hosiptals in the West of Ireland under its remit), stated that the widening of eligibility criteria for COVID-19 testing was aimed at “pushing numbers up” and getting a “better picture” of virus numbers and trends in the community.

Saolta chief appeals to the sick to attend hospital

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The number of patients attending the emergency departments (EDs) of local hospitals has dropped dramatically during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hospital chiefs move to reassure public as ED numbers see dramatic decline

The number of patients attending the emergency departments (EDs) of local hospitals has dropped dramatically during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

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