Local Fianna Fáil Senator says All-Ireland approach is needed to combat covid-19

A local Fianna Fáil Senator says an All-Ireland approach is needed to combat covid-19.

Robbie Gallagher has also urged people to stay at home this bank holiday weekend amid concern about the spread of the virus in the border region

Cavan has the highest number of confirmed cases per 100 thousand of the population, followed by Dublin and Monaghan.

This has led to calls for an All-Ireland approach to tackling the virus.

Speaking to Shannonside Northern Sound, the Fianna Fáil Senator said a collective effort on both sides of the border is needed to fight the virus: