Visiting restrictions in place in attempt to stop spread of coronavirus

Visiting restrictions are in place in nursing homes across the north west.

400 nursing homes nationwide have the restrictions in place to try stop the spread of Coronavirus.

60 staff at Cork University Hospital have been asked to self-isolate, following a case of Coronavirus there; one of thirteen now confirmed in the Republic.

Speaking to OceanFM News, Tadhg Daly, Chief Executive of Nursing Homes Ireland, says visitor restrictions are in place as the virus poses a particular threat for nursing homes: