There are currently no intensive care unit beds available at University Hospital Kerry.
That’s according to the latest figures released by the HSE as part of its COVID-19 daily operations update, which cover up to 8pm yesterday (October 20th).
The HSE figures show there are 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at UHK and there are also two suspected cases.
There are currently just two general beds available at the Tralee-based hospital, however, there are no ICU beds available, based on these figures.
Meanwhile, 178 people in Kerry have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
Figures released by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre cover from March 1st, 2020 to October 15th this year.
Kerry has the third lowest mortality rate nationwide; it stands at 120.5 per 100,000 population.
Galway and Sligo both have lower mortality rates at 110.4 and 93.1 per 100,000 population respectively.