343 people with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals today.

It's down from 360 yesterday, and is 3 percent higher than it was last Thursday.

GUH has the second highest amount of Covid-positive patients nationally at 30- down one on the previous 24 hours, just behinf Beaumont at 35.

Elsewhere in this region, there are 20 patients with virus at Sligo University Hospital- up one, 8 at Mayo University Hospital- down 2 and 2 at the Portiuncula University Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Latest figures show there's 56 people with the virus in ICU nationally.

Of those five are in Galway, three in Mayo and one each in Sligo and the Portiuncula.