MONAGHAN RE-OPENS FOR BUSINESS AS COVID CASES DECLINE

3 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher As hotels and other businesses in Co. Monaghan began to re-open their doors this week having been closed for almost four months during the pandemic, there have been calls for people to stay at home for their holidays and to avoid travelling abroad. Carrickmacross GP Dr Shane Corr warned yesterday that foreign trips could be potentially dangerous and might spark a second wave of coronavirus cases in Ireland. There have been two recorded cases of Covid-19 in Co. Monaghan in the past week up to midnight on Sunday, with the total since 20th March standing at 538. After 17 cases in March, the total soared to 386 in April followed by 109 in May and a gradual decline to 26 cases in June, with phase three of the roadmap to normality now underway.

SECOND WAVE INEVITABLE
Dr Shane Corr said he believed another surge of infections is likely to occur if people start to go on overseas holidays. It’s up to individuals to take it upon themselves to resist the temptation to go abroad, he advised. Expressing his thoughts on twitter yesterday morning, he warned that a second wave of Covid-19 is inevitable and urged the public to take the matter seriously. He tweeted about…

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