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Health Minister praises how border communities have dealt with Covid

Oct 31, 2021 07:10 By News Northern Sound
Health Minister praises how border communities have dealt with Covid Health Minister praises how border communities have dealt with Covid
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He said the pressure on the border regions has been higher.

The Health Minister has praised communities along the border for how they have dealt with "high" covid pressures in the region.

Stephen Donnelly said it is "simply a fact" that rates have "been consistently higher" in border counties and said movement across the border contributed to this.

However, speaking during a recent visit to the Cavan Covid Vaccination Clinic in the Hotel Kilmore, Minister Donnelly pointed out that counties like Kerry and Waterford are now the ones exhibiting "concerning" rises in case numbers.

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Minister Donnelly says "people in the border have been magnificent" in their response to the pandemic:

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