The manager at Mayo University Hospital Catherin Donohoe says the hospital is under a lot of pressure today.
Mayo University Hospital remains the highest in the country when it comes to covid-19 patients in hospital.
Nationally there are 101 patients with the virus, while there's 20 in ICU according to latest figures.
The country's 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 cases is now at it's highest point since the end of February.
It now stands at 231 cases per 100,000 people, while the five-day moving average of cases has increased by more than 98 percent in a week.
Catherin Donohoe says diligence on everybody’s part is absolutely critical during this fourth wave.