Chief Medical Officer Urges People To Reduce Their Contacts And Avoid Crowds This Weekend
Dr. Tony Holohan says the Covid-19 figures are a persistent, ongoing concern
527 more people have tested positive for the virus and there’s been five further deaths – while the 14-day incidence rate has risen to 102.4.
The Government says virus experts at UCD haven’t detected the new strain of Covid-19 in Ireland so far.
Professor Gerry Killeen, infectious diseases expert at UCC, says the regular strain will cause us enough trouble: