GPs report large increase in Covid-19 test requests after bank holiday
Correspondent Orla O'Donnell reports that GPs have reported a large increase in the number of patients seeking referral for a Covid-19 test since the bank holiday weekend. The number of patients in intensive care has risen from eight yesterday up to 14 today
Mass temperature checks at airports not likely to be effective - HIQA
Dr. Mairín Ryan - deputy Chief Executive of Hiqa says mass temperature screening at airports is not likely to be effective in limiting the spread of Covid-19 and there is is no evidence of long term immunity from Coronavirus
Cathal Brodie, chartered environmental scientist with Clare Co. Council says that
bathers are being advised not to swim at Lahinch, White Strand Miltown Malbay, Spanish Point and Kilkee beaches due to increased bacterial levels in the water.