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The head of the HSE, Paul Reid, says a drop in the positivity rate of people with Covid-19 gives hope for the future.

In the last seven days, the rate of those testing positive has declined from 8.9 to 5.8 percent.

It comes as 7 more people with the virus have died and there has been 777 new cases - 41 of those in Cork.

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A man who was arrested by Gardai after they found a child, aged 10, driving a mini-scrambler motorbike dangerously around a public green in Cork, has been released.

The incident happened at around 5.30pm on Thursday evening when officers responded to a complaint that the bike was being driven unsafely at a park in Fairhill.

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A status yellow windfall warning remains in place in Cork until 10 o'clock this morning.

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Cork's winter swimmers are being warned to exercise with caution if they're taking to the sea this October Bank Holiday. 

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