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IMO: Under-Resourcing Of The Health System Meant Stricter Covid Lockdowns.

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Yesterday, the Department of Health reported 1,508 new cases of Covid-19.

A group representing doctors says Ireland's under-resourced healthcare system led to stricter lockdowns during the pandemic.

The Irish Medical Organisation is calling for the HSE to recruit more doctors and bring in more hospital beds.

Yesterday, the Department of Health reported 1,508 new cases of Covid-19.

206 people are in hospital with the virus, 33 of whom are being treated in ICU.

Public Health doctor and President of the IMO, Dr Ina Kelly, says strict lockdowns were required due to a lack of capacity in our hospitals

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