Department Of Health Says There Were 15 Suspected Coronavirus Cases In Ireland Up To This Week

The Department of Health says there were 15 suspected cases of Coronavirus in Ireland up to the beginning of this week.

However, none of the 15 tested positive.

All of the people had recently travelled from mainland China and had symptoms of the virus, which has now killed 636 people.

The Department of Health says the tests were carried out at the National Virus Reference Laboratory but there is no confirmed case of the Coronavirus here.

A man in his 20s presented at Cork University Hospital with symptoms similar to coronavirus earlier this week, however tests have confirmed he does not have the virus.

Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health, Dr. Tony Holohan, says the suspected cases were in isolation in hospitals around the country

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