1 in 9 Covid-19 cases in Ireland are nurses


One in 10 Covid-19 cases in Ireland are nurses, according to the INMO.

It says the country faces one of the highest rates of diagnosed healthcare worker infection in Europe.

Nurses are calling for updated guidance on PPE, and more detailed statistics on healthcare infection rates.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation also wants to see a breakdown of where the infection is occurring.