Fifth school in Cork reports confirmed case of COVID19

Another case of COVID19 has been confirmed at a Cork school. 

It's the fifth Cork school to report a case.

The HSE was notified of a confirmed case of the virus in Gaelscoil Uí Riordáin in Ballincollig but it's understood no children have been identified as close contacts of the confirmed case.

It comes after a confirmed case at nearby Colaiste Choilm in Ballicollig however in a letter issued to parents yesterday the HSE confirmed that a public health risk assesment has been undertaken and no child was deemed to be a close contact of the confirmed case.

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