04/03/2020

Two More Coronavirus Cases In NI

Two further cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Northern Ireland.

The 'presumptive positive' results are to be confirmed by Public Health England.

The two additional cases would bring totals in Northern Ireland to three.

Reports suggest they are not connected. One of the individuals is believed to have travelled from northern Italy, while the other was in contact with someone else in the UK who has tested positive for the virus.
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The first case in Northern Ireland, confirmed on 27 February, was of a woman who returned from northern Italy via Dublin.

Two individuals are also receiving specialist care for the virus in the Republic of Ireland.



(JG)

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