Covid-19

Louth records second-lowest number of Covid cases in country today

Covid-19

David Lynch

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David Lynch

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin praises Dr Tony Holohan for his leadership during the pandemic

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in County Louth today, according to official figures, is just five - making it the second-lowest number out of all the 26 counties today.

Only Leitrim recorded fewer with a figure of less than or equal to five recorded, while Wicklow recorded six.

Speaking at the release of today's figures, Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “If you have symptoms of COVID-19, if you are waiting for a test result or if you are a confirmed case, you must self-isolate for 10 days from when you first develop symptoms. Self-isolation means staying in your room, away from other members of your household.
“If you live in a house with a confirmed case do not go to work or school. You must stay at home and restrict your movements for 14 days.”