NPHET Member Believes The South African Covid-19 Variant Has Been Contained Here

3 cases were reported yesterday

They are all directly linked with travel from the country to Ireland.

The European Centre for Disease Control has warned the mutation could have increased transmissibility, and research is ongoing to see if vaccines are effective against it.

It comes as 1,285 confirmed cases are in hospitals around the country, with 119 patients receiving treatment in ICU.

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