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Impact of Covid-19 ‘hitting hard’ with ‘unrelenting demands’ on hospital staff – Paul Reid

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the HSE Paul Reid has said the impact of Covid-19 is hitting hard, with unrelenting demands on hospitals.

His comments come as a further 2,966 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Ireland.

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There are currently 470 patients in Irish hospitals with the virus, with 92 in ICU.

This morning, Paul Reid took to Twitter to give his assessment of the impact Covid-19 is having on the Irish health system.

“Covid-19 impacts are hitting hard with unrelenting and increasing demands on staff in hospitals, ICUs, A&E departments, testing, vaccinations,” he said.

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“We’re striving to meet all. A massive effort by all of us on the public health measures is needed to relieve this and turn it around.”

IMAGE – Twitter/paulreiddublin

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