Second case of coronavirus in Ireland

A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Ireland.

It involves a female from the east of the country and is associated with travel from northern Italy, officials said.

Health Minister Simon Harris said: “We have a 2nd confirmed case of Covid19 in Ireland.

“While not unexpected, please continue to take advice from @roinnslainte & @HSELive on how best to protect your health.

“A number of decisions taken by National Public Health Emergency Team today. Thanks to all working so hard.”

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