No comment on reports that virus victim is medical professional


THE HSE has declined to comment on reports that one of four people currently being treated at the University Hospital for the Coronavirus is a medical professional.

In a statement in response to a query on the matter from the Limerick Post, a spokesman said: “Please be advised that the HSE and the Department of Health are not providing information about individual activations of preparedness plans or about individual cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus) other than confirmed cases.

“The approach which has been taken to date in Ireland is in line with guidance from the WHO and ECDC.

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