Calls for local area interventions to get Covid numbers down


An infectious disease specialist says local area interventions are needed to get the number of Covid-19 cases down.

Figures show that there have been 33 new confirmed cases in Donegal in the last two weeks.

Professor Sam McConkey is head of the Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

He believes that having local area numbers in the likes of Donegal and then imposing local restrictions where required would help stop the spread of the virus: