No new virus cases in region but lack of social distancing a concern

The Acting Chief Medical Officer says a lack of social distancing among people is his main concern in the battle against Covid-19.

Public health officials are adopting a cautious, but optimistic approach to the spread of the virus, as latest data shows all the key indicators of the diseases are now stable, or declining.

Seven new cases have been confirmed, while nine more deaths have been recorded, including 8 late notifications from April, May and June.

Sligo is now now 12 days without a new case of the virus, its figure remaining at 148. There’s beem 472 cases in Donegal and 83 in Leitrim.

Acting CMO Dr. Ronan Glynn is appealing to people to keep up their physical distance: