It is “extremely important” people in Limerick follow the COVID guidelines amid a significant increase in cases, according to the Chief Medical Officer.
The 14-day rate in Limerick has increased to 411 cases per 100,000 people – up from 376 yesterday.
Limerick’s rate is now 288 higher than the national average.
Today we are reporting a significant increase in cases in Limerick with incidence increasing sharply to 411/100,000.
There have been more than 800 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Limerick in the past fortnight, the majority of which occurred as a result of indoor gatherings.
— Dr Tony Holohan (@CMOIreland) June 3, 2021
In a tweet this evening, the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said there have been more than 800 cases confirmed in Limerick in the past two weeks,
He said the majority of those cases were the result of indoor gatherings.
“It is extremely important that everyone in the Limerick region continues to adhere to the public health advice,” he said.
“Please avoid crowds, wear a mask where appropriate, wash your hands, maintain your social distance, socialise outdoors and, most importantly, if you display any symptoms of COVID-19 or suspect you are a close contact of a confirmed case then attend a test centre for a free test.”