Ireland set to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions in three counties: Irish Times – WHTC News

Last Updated on August 7, 2020 by

Friday, August 07, 2020 12:23 p.m. EDT

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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s public health advisory team has recommended the first localised reimposition of coronavirus restrictions to control outbreaks in three of the country’s 26 counties, the Irish Times reported on Friday.

Ireland, which for several weeks had one of the lowest infection rates in Europe, has seen a spike over the last week. Health officials said they would issue new guidance for the adjoining counties of Kildare, Laois and Offaly on Friday.

(Reporting by Padraic Halpin; Editing by Hugh Lawson)


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