Opening Schools is leading to inceasing number of covid cases

In the latest round of Covid-19 figures published by the Department of Health there were 33 additional cases reported in Donegal.


No cases were detected in either Sligo or Leitrim.


371 new cases of the virus were detected nationally and 13 additional Covid-19 related deaths were also confirmed.


As of April 26th, over 1 million people have received their first dose of of the  vaccination 403,302 people have received their second dose.


The five-day moving average of new cases of Covid-19 has risen by 13 per cent in the past week.


There were 151 Covid patients in public hospitals last night, and 45 in intensive care.


Medical expert Tomás Ryan says there’s a clear reason for the increase in cases recently.