‘We are making real progress.’
That was the message from Minister for Health Simon Harris this morning as he shared the news that the number of hospital patients with confirmed cases of Covid-19 has fallen again.
There are now 105 people battling the disease on Irish hospital wards.
Morning. Some positive news to start the day. The number of patients with #Covid19 in hospital has fallen again. Down to 105. We are making real progress. Important message for us all: keep up the public health measures & this number will keep falling & more lives will be saved pic.twitter.com/eUTmYTp5or
— Simon Harris TD (@SimonHarrisTD) June 10, 2020
Yesterday the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) was been notified that nine more people diagnosed with Covid-19 in Ireland have died – bringing the total deaths to 1,691. Nine additional cases were confirmed.
There have now been 25,215 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ireland since the pandemic began, 1,529 cases of which were reported in Cork.
In a message to his Twitter followers, Minister Harris asked the public to continue to adhere to public health measures, adding: “…this number will keep falling & more lives will be saved.”