A West Cork GP Is Warning That Incidences Of Covid-19 Are On The Rise In The Region

The rising trend in cases across Cork has continued in recent days

Dr Paul O'Sullivan, a GP in Bantry, says since the re-opening of colleges in the City there has been a marked rise in referrals and cases in the region. 

He is putting the rise in cases down to students from West Cork who live in Cork City to attend college returning home for the weekend.

The number of infection rates across Cork have risen significantly with nearly 40% of local areas having infection rates above the national average 

The latest figures released by NPHET show Cork has 76 cases. 

Speaking to RedFM News Dr O'Sulllivan believes that the Government may need to examine another lockdown to control the rising cases:

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