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Dr Keith Swanick says curfews should be considered by Government. Photo: Tom Burke

Dr Keith Swanick says curfews should be considered by Government. Photo: Tom Burke

Dr Keith Swanick says curfews should be considered by Government. Photo: Tom Burke

The rapidly spreading UK variant of Covid-19 is feared to be behind a significant infection surge in Co Mayo.

The latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, released last Thursday, show that one in every 50 people in Belmullet had contracted Covid-19 over the previous 14-day period.


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