THERE are now eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Donegal.
The number had been at less than five, but new figures from the Department of Health shows that – in line with a sharp rise nationally – has increased.
Six people have now died from the virus and there was a steep increase, of 219 (there were 121 yesterday), new cases today with 1,125 confirmed cases in the Republic.
Dr. Tony Holohan, the Department of Health’s Chief Medical Officer said: “We understand the anxiety this outbreak may be causing people.
“All aspects of our public health advice are constantly reviewed by the National Public Health Emergency Team and we will not hesitate to take more measures where necessary, based on epidemiological evidence and in proportion with Ireland’s experience of this outbreak.”
The total number of global cases has now surpassed 350,000, with more than 15,000 fatalities already.Tags: