A total of 534 patients were discharged from hospitals and moved to nursing home facilities between March 1 and May 6
It was revealed that more than 500 patients were transferred from hospitals to nursing homes at the height of the pandemic.
Ireland has had the second highest death rate in care settings in the world with 1,030 victims.
Via Irish Mirror:
A total of 534 patients were discharged from hospitals and moved to the facilities between March 1 and May 6.
The HSE figures relate to people transferred under its Nursing Homes Support Scheme or Fair Deal Scheme.
The largest number – 54 people – were discharged from St James’s Hospital in Dublin.
Meanwhile, 45 patients – the second highest tally sent to care settings – came from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth.
It is less than 40km from Dealgan House where 23 residents died between
April 1 and May 7…….
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