Galway one of four counties being examined by health officials for level 3 restrictions

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway is one of four counties being examined seriously by the National Public Health Emergency Team for level 3 restrictions after 23 additional cases were recorded in the county last evening.

The acting Chief Medical Officer has warned the situation with Covid-19 will continue to deteriorate unless everyone plays their part to stop its spread.

Dr Ronan Glynn says there’s ‘no room left for complacency’ and has appealed for people to reduce their contacts over the coming week.

430 more people nationwide have tested positive for coronavirus — with yesterday’s figure the highest since April.

212 cases were in Dublin and 23 in Donegal, but doctors have voiced concerns about Cork, where there were 54 cases, and Galway with 23.

The total number of confirmed cases in Galway to date now stands at 679.

President of the Infectious Diseases Society, Professor Sam McConkey, says something has to change, or deaths will start to rise….