The number of cases of Covid being treated at Letterkenny University Hospital has risen to 44.
The hospital now has the highest number of cases in the country.
The number of cases has risen by one in the past 24 hours up to 8pm last night (Sat).
There has been a major outbreak of the virus within the hospital since earlier this month.
Management and hospital staff are under severe strain with up to 160 employees off work as a result of Covid.
There were 26 further cases of Covid announced for Donegal yesterday.
Despite concerns over the county’s high incidence rate of the virus, Donegal is to move to Level 3 with the rest of the country for the Christmas period.Tags: