He's been in hospital for nine days.
A Laois man is on a ventilator in the UK after contracting COVID-19 earlier this month.
Tommy Ring, who was admitted to hospital in Northampton on October 10th, is unable to breath by himself after suffering tissue damage to his lungs.
A Go Fund Me Page has been set up to help support him as he will get limited benefits.
The Abbeyleix man's family are hoping to raise €11,000.