Latest News County Clare

No further COVID-19 cases in Clare

in Covid-19/Home by

*Photograph: John Mangan

No additional cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Co Clare.

Of the 68 cases announced by the Department of Health on Sunday, none of them are in Co Clare.

Kildare (19), Dublin (17), Offaly (15), Laois (12) and Donegal (5) account for the cases. 82 percent are under the age of 45 with 41 attributed to contact with a confirmed case or outbreaks and 2 to community transmission.

There have been no new deaths recorded.

Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, stated on Sunday, “We continue to see cases linked to the outbreaks in counties where additional public health measures have been introduced. This was expected and we will continue to monitor closely.

“From tomorrow face coverings will be mandatory in retail and other indoor settings like hairdressers, cinemas and museums. We know that most people are already wearing face coverings and we hope to see even greater uptake over the coming days.

Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, TheJournal.ie and The42.ie. A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to - paraic@clareecho.ie

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

*

Latest from Covid-19

0 £0.00
Go to Top