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Aoife Cotter Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Lead for the National Isolation Unit at the Mater Hospital.

Aoife Cotter Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Lead for the National Isolation Unit at the Mater Hospital.

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Aoife Cotter Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Lead for the National Isolation Unit at the Mater Hospital.

At least 14 residents of a private nursing home in Leinster have tested positive for Covid-19.

The virus is believed to have been transmitted to residents via a health worker in the first case of mass contagion to occur in a nursing home setting.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre last night announced 102 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.