Warning over ‘widespread’ community transmission of Covid-19

 

The Chief Medical Officer has warned Ireland is now dealing with 'widespread' community transmission of Covid-19.

Dr Tony Holohan says it has become 'a whole population issue' and has appealed to every individual, family and workplace to act on public health advice.

811 new cases of the virus have been confirmed - spread across all counties 23 of them in Donegal.

Professor Emer Shelley from the Royal College of Physicians says it's not just an issue for border counties: