Donegal GP warns of increased number of covid-19 cases

A Donegal GP is warning that the number of Covid-19 cases will increase after the St Patrick’s Day celebrations.


The number of Covid patients in hospitals has increased by 25 percent in the past week.


There’s 1,308 people with the virus today – the highest in more than 13 months.


The Department of Health hasn’t given an update on the number of new cases in Ireland since last Thursday because of the long weekend.


Stranorlar GP Denis McCauley is Chair of the IMO’s GP committee – he believes the increased socialisation over the weekend will make the numbers increase again: