10 C
Ireland
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Irish people urged to be diligent this Bank Holiday weekend following yesterdays sharp rise in Covid-19 cases

HSE Paul Reid has asked people not to be scared but diligent this bank holiday weekend following a sharp increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases in Ireland yesterday.

Reid said the 85 new cases of Covid-19 reported yesterday are concerning but “it doesn’t need to be a trend”.

“The performance of this virus is all about what we do today. Enjoy your weekend, keep your distance, wear a mask. Don’t be scared…be diligent…be safe,” Reid tweeted.

A large amount of yesterdays cases were as a direct result of an outbreak at a factory in Kildare, which also led to a few cases in a Direct Provision Centre.

POPULAR

President Donald Trump raises $170 million for election defence fund

Donald Trump has raised nearly $170 million for his election defence fund

Ireland to sign up for fifth Covid-19 vaccine

Moderna's vaccine is to be discussed today at a Cabinet meeting

Non-essential retail, gyms, churches and hairdressers reopen today

As the Level 5 lockdown comes to an end, non-essential retail, churches, gyms and hairdressers have reopened
Ireland
overcast clouds
10 ° C
10 °
10 °
94 %
1.3kmh
99 %
Tue
10 °
Wed
9 °
Thu
4 °
Fri
4 °
Sat
5 °