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Thu Mar 12, 2020, 08:15 AM

Ireland : ALL Schools, colleges, childcare facilities to close over Covid-19 until March 29

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the country's schools, colleges and childcare facilities are to close in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

From 6pm today, schools, colleges and childcare facilities will close.

In relation to cultural institutions, indoor gatherings of more than 100 people will not be permitted and a maximum outdoor gathering of 500 people will be allowed. The restrictions will stay in place until 29 March.

Where it is possible to work remotely people should do so, he said, adding that we need the public and businesses to take a sensible approach to coronavirus.

Mr Varadkar made the announcement in Washington DC where he is visiting as part of the St Patrick's Day celebrations, much of which have been cancelled in light of coronavirus.

SNIP

There has been one death in Ireland of a person with Covid-19 out of 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

Around 80% of cases of Covid-19 will be a mild to moderate illness, close to 14% have severe disease and around 6% are critical.

Generally, you need to be 15 minutes or more in the vicinity of an infected person, within 1-2 metres, to be considered at-risk or a close contact.


Oh the irony....

https://www.rte.ie/news/coronavirus/2020/0312/1121820-coronavirus/

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Thu Mar 12, 2020, 08:28 AM

1. But it's a Democratic hoax to bring down tRump

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