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16 May 2022

Reports that two workers at Carlow/Kilkenny's St Luke's Hospital have died from Covid-19

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Carlow Live's sister website, The Kilkenny People, has received word tonight that two workers at St Luke's Hospital have died from Covid-19.

It is understood that the two health service staff were in their 40s and 50s.

It's reported that the woman died in the hospital on Wednesday and the man died at his home on Tuesday.

A spokesperson for the Ireland East Hospital Group, which includes the general hospital in Kilkenny, told RTÉ News that two healthcare workers from St Luke’s had passed away, having tested positive for Covid-19.

"We wish to give our sincere condolences to their family, friends and colleagues," she said.

More as we get it.

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