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Over 60 Healthcare Workers At Cork University Hospital Have Been Asked To Self-Isolate

Rebecca Noonan
Rebecca Noonan

09:30 6 Mar 2020


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It's following a case of Coronavirus at the hospital

Staff are being redeployed, while visitor restrictions are in place and elective procedures are being curtailed.

Yesterday, the first case of community transmission was confirmed, when a man in his 40's who had been treated at CUH was found to have Covid 19.

The number of new cases in the Republic doubled last night, and now stands at 13.

Guidance about mass gatherings such as sporting events and St. Patrick's Day parades is expected to be published today however a decision has already been taken to cancel the Youghal St Patrick's Day parade.

Dr. Chris Luke, a former consultant in emergency medicine at CUH, says tough decisions are going to have to be made in hospitals:

Over 60 Healthcare Workers At Cork University Hospital Have Been Asked To Self-Isolate

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