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World Health Organisation warns Ireland can expect to see more coronavirus deaths as transmission continues to rise

Sep 29, 2020 09:09 By News Northern Sound
World Health Organisation warns Ireland can expect to see more coronavirus deaths as transmission continues to rise World Health Organisation warns Ireland can expect to see more coronavirus deaths as transmission continues to rise
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Ireland can expect to see more deaths as transmission of coronavirus continues to rise, according to the World Health Organisation. It comes as the global

Ireland can expect to see more deaths as transmission of coronavirus continues to rise, according to the World Health Organisation.

It comes as the global death toll from the virus has reached 1 million people.

Figures from Johns Hopkins University show almost 5,000 deaths are reported globally each day.

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The US accounts for just over a fifth of the global death toll at 205,000 - 1,802 people have died here in the Republic.

WHO Spokesperson Dr Margaret Harris explains why the fatality rate is lower in Ireland's second wave, compared to the first:

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