The HSE's updated Covid report from Mayo University Hospital

The number of confirmed Covid cases in care at Mayo University Hospital (MUH) has risen by one to 93 in the past 24 hours, according to the latest report compiled by the HSE at 8 p.m. yesterday.

MUH's virus figures are now the ninth highest in the country, the list headed by University Hospital Waterford with 125.

Galway University Hospital has 98 positive cases in care, a fall of 17.

No new cases were admitted to the Castlebar facility between 8 p.m. yesterday and 8 p.m. on January 24.

There are four suspected cases at the centre, a drop of two, and three confirmed cases are in the facility's ICU, no change.

Nationally, the number of hospitalised confirmed cases now stands at 1,803, a fall of 127.

The number of patients in intensive care units nationally has decreased by two to 217.

There is one vacant general beds at MUH, down by two, and two vacant critical care beds, up by one.

A total of 34 new confirmed cases were identified in Mayo by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre yesterday evening, bringing the total to 1,584 for the past two weeks.

It leaves the county with a 14-day incidence rate of 1213.7 - the second highest in the country and above the national average of 666.2..

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