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CMO says there's still a "long way to go" to reduce levels of Covid-19 across the country

Nov 3, 2020 07:11 By News Northern Sound
CMO says there's still a "long way to go" to reduce levels of Covid-19 across the country CMO says there's still a "long way to go" to reduce levels of Covid-19 across the country
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The Chief Medical Officer says there's still a "long way to go" to reduce the levels of Covid-19 across the country. Many counties

The Chief Medical Officer says there's still a "long way to go" to reduce the levels of Covid-19 across the country.

Many counties have seen drops in new daily infections with the estimated 14 day incidence rate falling to 248 per 100 thousand.

Leitrim is the first county to have a rate less than 100 since October 16th.

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Meanwhile in the incidence rate in northern sound region is still above the national average.

Cavan had 9 more confirmed cases yesterday and has an incidence rate of 563.2 while Monaghan had less than 5 cases with an incidence of 273.7.

But health officials are warning it's "far too early" to say they're satisfied with the current figures.

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Dr Tony Holohan says they still have a number of concerns:

 

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