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Ireland Coronavirus Ireland: 283 healthcare workers have tested positive for Covid-19

01:00  26 march  2020
01:00  26 march  2020 Source:   msn.com

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283 healthcare workers in Ireland have tested positive for coronavirus. The statistics show that around a quarter of the positive Covid-19 cases in the country are healthcare workers. The findings were announced in an analysis of cases up to Monday March 23 from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

The median age of the 1,164 cases analysed in the study was 45 years old. While 39 of the patients have been admitted to the ICU. It comes after the Department of Health announced this evening that 235 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Ireland. And tragically two further people have died from the bug.

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It brings the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country to 1,564. Nine people have now died from the disease. Meanwhile two further coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed in Northern Ireland this afternoon.

Patients tend to make large quantities of antibodies against an infecting pathogen (stock image) © Getty Images/EyeEm Patients tend to make large quantities of antibodies against an infecting pathogen (stock image) NI Department of Health officials revealed that testing had confirmed 37 new positive cases, which brings the total number in the region to 209. Seven people have now died from the killer bug in Northern Ireland.

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Meanwhile health officials in Ireland have confirmed that people will now have to display two major symptoms in order to be tested for the coronavirus, according to new rules. Covid-19 patients must have a fever and either a cough or shortness of breath, or fall into a priority group, if they are to be tested.

Doctor or nurse with gloves and respiratory face mask holding a positive blood test for Coronavirus Covid-19 © Provided by Irish Mirror Doctor or nurse with gloves and respiratory face mask holding a positive blood test for Coronavirus Covid-19 The priority group relates to healthcare staff, vulnerable groups and contacts of a confirmed case. People waiting to be tested who have not yet been swabbed and who do not yet have an appointment, will not now be tested and will be have to recontact their doctor, RTE reports.

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The Irish Medical Organisation and the Irish College of GPs reportedly said they were seeking clarification from the health service regarding patients who have been given a test date, but who have not yet been tested. These changes have been made following the application of new World Health Organization case definition and prioritisation criteria.

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Anyone who may have been in contact with a person who has COVID-19, is advised to contact HSE Live via 1850 24 1850 or on the HSE website here

If you are unwell with a cough, especially with respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, high temperature, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever) you should isolate yourself immediately and phone your GP

If you have a COVID-19 related travel query, you can call the dedicated advice centre on (01)613 1733.

Follow the government’s latest travel advice here

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