An intensive care consultant has raised concerns about the number of teenagers in ICU departments with Covid-19.
The age of patients with Covid in intensive care now ranges from 17 to 88 years.
402 people are currently in hospital with the virus, 73 of those are in intensive care.
The Department of Health says 70 percent of Covid patients in ICU have not been fully vaccinated.
Dr Catherine Motherway, Intensive Care consultant at University Hospital Limerick says they're treating a lot of young people