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# icu - This year 2022

Coronavirus: 11,380 new cases, with 803 people in hospital and 51 in ICU
# DAILY FIGURES
# DAILY FIGURES

Coronavirus: 11,380 new cases, with 803 people in hospital and 51 in ICU

Mar 8th 2022, 3:44 PM 24,064 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures in a statement this afternoon.

Covid-19: 10,600 cases, 836 people in hospital and 78 in ICU
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 10,600 cases, 836 people in hospital and 78 in ICU

Jan 22nd 2022, 1:25 PM 48,132 Views 49 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health today.

The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave

Jan 20th 2022, 6:00 PM 4,832 Views 0 Comments

Click to listen to a GP, a paramedic, an emergency medicine consultant, and the head of an intensive care unit talk about how our hospitals are coping with the Omicron wave.

Phased reopening on the cards from February - but only if ICU numbers remain stable

Phased reopening on the cards from February - but only if ICU numbers remain stable

Jan 12th 2022, 7:00 PM 100,606 Views 70 Comments

The number of patients in critical care will be the key metric government looks at over the next two weeks.

# icu - Last year 2021

Hospitals to require visitors to show proof of Covid vaccination or immunity from Monday
# New Guidelines
# New Guidelines

Hospitals to require visitors to show proof of Covid vaccination or immunity from Monday

Nov 25th 2021, 3:39 PM 69,418 Views 85 Comments

Frontline staff have welcomed the change, saying it was “ridiculous” that people had to show a Covid cert to enter a café but not an ICU.

ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'
# Capacity
# Capacity

ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'

Nov 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 99,677 Views 68 Comments
  • Staff in intensive care units say they're at breaking point as a fourth Covid surge hits, Órla Ryan reports
  • "ICU nurses and doctors are absolutely exhausted and we haven't even hit the winter peak," one nurse said
  • Most ICU beds are full and the HSE is making efforts to increase surge capacity
Irish Kidney Association calls for clarity after transplant postponed over ICU capacity issues
# Delayed Transplant
# Delayed Transplant

Irish Kidney Association calls for clarity after transplant postponed over ICU capacity issues

Nov 22nd 2021, 6:37 PM 14,632 Views 10 Comments

The association said it hopes this was an isolated incident

'It's not really true' that increasing ICU beds will make Covid situation better, HSE CEO says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'It's not really true' that increasing ICU beds will make Covid situation better, HSE CEO says

Oct 28th 2021, 10:55 AM 35,002 Views 59 Comments

Health officials yesterday confirmed 1,631 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

20 pregnant and postpartum women admitted to ICU with Covid since June, obstetrician says

Oct 25th 2021, 4:23 PM 37,683 Views 60 Comments

Dr. Cliona Murphy also said that three women had been transferred to general hospitals for ICU care this weekend alone.

Increase of 12 Covid-19 patients in ICU departments in the last 24 hours
# Surge Concerns
# Surge Concerns

Increase of 12 Covid-19 patients in ICU departments in the last 24 hours

Oct 20th 2021, 3:45 PM 14,394 Views 22 Comments

There are 86 Covid-19 patients in the country’s ICU departments.

400 Covid-19 patients in hospital for first time since March
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

400 Covid-19 patients in hospital for first time since March

Oct 11th 2021, 2:04 PM 26,954 Views 33 Comments

It’s estimated that 69% of those in ICUs have not been vaccinated.

INMO calls for services at St Vincent's ICU to be 'curtailed until unit is adequately staffed'
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

INMO calls for services at St Vincent's ICU to be 'curtailed until unit is adequately staffed'

Oct 7th 2021, 4:55 PM 9,920 Views 0 Comments

Nurses have to use a baby monitor to watch certain patients due to staff shortages, The Journal reported earlier today.

Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor

Oct 7th 2021, 12:10 AM 70,893 Views 0 Comments
  • The ICU is at "breaking point" with a few "near misses" in recent months, Órla Ryan reports
  • Nurses say they have been forced to use a baby monitor to watch certain patients due to staff shortages
  • "The pandemic broke us ... It was horrendous, some of the shifts we put in were indescribable."
Warning of further surgery cancellations in Northern Ireland as Covid ICU pressures mount
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Warning of further surgery cancellations in Northern Ireland as Covid ICU pressures mount

Aug 13th 2021, 8:03 PM 15,704 Views 17 Comments

There are concerns over the numbers of unvaccinated young people and pregnant women being admitted.

'We don’t know how bad it’s going to get': Additional ICU surge capacity being built up, says Donnelly
# Stephen Donnelly
# Stephen Donnelly

'We don’t know how bad it’s going to get': Additional ICU surge capacity being built up, says Donnelly

Jul 16th 2021, 10:07 PM 32,870 Views 77 Comments

The Health Minister said NPHET modelling estimates over 200 people will be in ICU in a few months.

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 242 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 14th 2021, 4:58 PM 52,161 Views 86 Comments

The Department of Health today also confirmed there are 67 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 23 in ICU.

Just 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital, the lowest figure in nine months
# Covid Figures
# Covid Figures

Just 59 Covid-19 patients in hospital, the lowest figure in nine months

Jun 11th 2021, 8:17 AM 21,022 Views 53 Comments

Director-General of the HSE Paul Reid said this is “a remarkable benefit of our strong vaccination programme & public support overall.”

Coronavirus: 398 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 398 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 51,564 Views 49 Comments

70 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital, including 23 in ICU.

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Figures
# Figures

Coronavirus: 465 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 6:28 PM 55,261 Views 71 Comments

The Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

There are 151 people in hospital with Covid-19, with 44 in ICU
# Covid Hospitals
# Covid Hospitals

There are 151 people in hospital with Covid-19, with 44 in ICU

Apr 29th 2021, 7:48 AM 11,512 Views 25 Comments

Ireland’s total number of Covid-19 cases where hospitalisation has been required is 14,192, with 1,502 people requiring care in ICU.

Ireland hits new daily vaccine high while number of people in hospital with Covid-19 inches up
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Ireland hits new daily vaccine high while number of people in hospital with Covid-19 inches up

Apr 5th 2021, 11:40 AM 66,783 Views 124 Comments

More than 30,500 doses were administered on Friday.

Number of people with Covid-19 receiving intensive care falls to 66
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of people with Covid-19 receiving intensive care falls to 66

Mar 27th 2021, 11:59 AM 17,945 Views 23 Comments

It is the lowest number since the start of January.

'These are not prisons': Taoiseach says mandatory hotel quarantine is key but can't be used for all countries
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'These are not prisons': Taoiseach says mandatory hotel quarantine is key but can't be used for all countries

Updated Mar 22nd 2021, 4:34 PM 57,129 Views 141 Comments
  • 81 patients with Covid-19 are currently in intensive care units around the country.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 769 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Mandatory hotel quarantine for travellers arriving into Ireland from certain countries is to come into effect by next weekend.
Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600

Feb 25th 2021, 9:05 AM 19,257 Views 43 Comments

Ten Covid-19 patients being treated in ICU died in the 24 hours up to 8am yesterday – the single highest daily number.

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU
# ICU
# ICU

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU

Feb 10th 2021, 9:05 AM 18,514 Views 16 Comments

As of 8pm yesterday, 1,012 Covid patients were in Irish hospitals.

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 32,046 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals
# ICU
# ICU

Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:25 AM 27,620 Views 24 Comments

There are 205 patients in ICU and 301 others receiving critical care outside of ICU.

650 Covid-19 patients are receiving critical care, including 214 in ICU
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

650 Covid-19 patients are receiving critical care, including 214 in ICU

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 3:23 PM 54,180 Views 83 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said health teams are ‘battling to save lives’.

'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 1:00 PM 54,325 Views 83 Comments
  • Paul Reid said that transmission is "extremely different", with whole families getting sick from Covid-19.
  • An Oireachtas Committee heard that over 6,500 workers in acute hospitals are currently on sick leave.
  • There have been 523 Covid deaths in January, with the CMO predicting that this could rise up to 1,000.
'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste

Jan 21st 2021, 1:30 PM 27,768 Views 42 Comments

‘They didn’t come in Covid positive, they picked up Covid while in the hospital,’ said Leo Varadkar.

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU

Jan 17th 2021, 11:52 AM 25,365 Views 71 Comments

There were 60 deaths and a further 3,231 cases of Covid-19 announced yesterday.

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak

Jan 14th 2021, 9:45 AM 47,121 Views 91 Comments

The number of people in hospital is now more than twice that of the previous pandemic peak.

Private hospitals to treat urgent non-Covid patients, as HSE braces for further rise in hospitalisations
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

Private hospitals to treat urgent non-Covid patients, as HSE braces for further rise in hospitalisations

Updated Jan 10th 2021, 2:30 PM 59,247 Views 97 Comments

There are now 1,421 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 121 in ICU.

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed
# Svuh
# Svuh

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed

Jan 8th 2021, 1:46 PM 82,392 Views 49 Comments

Nurses have expressed frustration over shower and sink facilities, as well as not being prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine.

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?
# Hospitalisation
# Hospitalisation

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?

Jan 6th 2021, 6:05 AM 42,587 Views 32 Comments

The HSE has said it would, of course, continue to care for patients beyond capacity but the level of care would not be the same.

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'
# INMO
# INMO

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'

Updated Jan 3rd 2021, 1:16 PM 136,500 Views 201 Comments
  • Tánaiste says there is a strong case for leaving current restrictions in place until those most at risk are vaccinated
  • There are now 673 patients with Covid-19 being treated in hospital
  • Dr Colm Henry estimates hospitalisation levels of 1,300 or more by the end of January
  • Over 100 nurses are out of work for covid-related reasons at Cork University Hospital

# icu - All time

Lowest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since early October
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Lowest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since early October

Dec 12th 2020, 4:42 PM 23,611 Views 12 Comments

In hospitals, there have been 12 admissions and 12 discharges in the last 24 hours.

'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five
# Patients
# Patients

'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five

Nov 14th 2020, 2:45 PM 30,312 Views 36 Comments

Currently, there are 254 patients with Covid-19 in hospital, with 35 in ICU.

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Nov 10th 2020, 9:11 AM 34,333 Views 66 Comments

Medics in Italy, France, Spain and Germany have expressed concern over a lack of capacity and medical staff to treat patients.

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May
# Hospital
# Hospital

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May

Oct 26th 2020, 1:12 PM 55,411 Views 107 Comments

There are 344 people in hospital and 39 in ICU.

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