A record high of 103 people are now being treated for Covid-19 at Letterkenny University Hospital.
The number is the highest since the crisis began and marks a significant jump in figures for recent days.
Yesterday there were 87 people being treated for the virus in the hospital.
The spiralling numbers needing hospital treatment is now a real cause for concern for hospital management.
All other elective surgery was cancelled for the foreseeable future at the hospital two weeks ago.
Around the country the numbers in hospital is rising also.
A total of 1,750 patients are hospitalised with 158 of those in ICU.Tags: