Older people warned they’ll have to keep “cocooning”


Older people are being warned they'll have to keep "cocooning" until the country has control of Covid-19.

People over 70 have been urged to stay at home at all times since March 27th, to try prevent them contracting the infection.

While the Department of Health insists cocooning is advisory and not mandatory, Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan says the over-70s shouldn't leave their homes yet: