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Slight rise in numbers receiving pandemic unemployment payment in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – 19,590 employees who are out of work in Galway are receiving the pandemic unemployment payment this week. The figure is slightly up on last week, with less than 100 registering a new claim. The Department of Social Protection has issued payments valued at €104 million this week. The sector with […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Coronavirus: No deaths and just 5 COVID cases in Galway

There have been been 252 new cases of COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, but no further deaths due to the disease. Of the cases reported today, just 5 are in Galway. The 14-day incidence rate here now stands at 63.6 cases per 100,000 population. There have now been a total of 70,711 […] Galway Daily …


1 further death from COVID-19 nationally. 318 new cases, 9 in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,023 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 21st November, the HPSC has been notified of 318 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,461 confirmed cases of […] News – Galway Bay FM …


4 further deaths from COVID-19 nationally. 334 new cases, less than 5 in Galway

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,022 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 20th November, the HPSC has been notified of 344 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 70,143* confirmed cases of COVID-19 […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Coronavirus: Fewer than 5 cases again in Galway

The Department of Health has reported 344 new cases of Covid-19 today and four additional deaths related to the disease. Fewer than five new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Galway by health officials today. 127 of the new cases are in Dublin, 46 are in Cork, 26 in Louth, 22 in Donegal and 20 […] Galway Daily …


8 further deaths from COVID-19 nationally, 330 new cases, 6 in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,018 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Thursday 19th November, the HPSC has been notified of 330 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Slight increase in Covid rate in three local areas

Just three Local electoral areas in the county have seen an increase in their 14-day Covid-19 incidence rate, according to new data released this evening. All three LEAs in Galway city saw an increase in their 14-day rate this week, but the incidence rate fell across the other seven LEAs in the county. Galway City […] Galway Daily …



Galway researchers working to alleviate respiratory failure in Covid-19 patients

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A new partnership between NUI Galway researchers and city-based medical device firm Aerogen is working to combat acute respiratory failure in Covid-19 patients. The project is focused on optimising the Aerogen Solo nebulizer for the efficient delivery of a liquid compound into the lung of Covid patients. The compound, known […] News – Galway Bay FM …


Local nursing home breaches multiple health regulations

A nursing home near Ballinasloe was found to be non-compliant with 23 health regulations after a risk inspection was carried out by HIQA during the summer. A HIQA report published yesterday contains a number of significant concerns about Kiltormer Nursing Home in Ballinasloe, which is run by D & G Nursing Home Limited. During the […] Galway Daily …