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University Hospital Waterford confirms Covid-19 outbreak

"A number" of positive cases have been identified

A Covid-19 outbreak’s been confirmed at University Hospital Waterford.

A spokesman’s confirmed that “a number” of positive cases have been identified there.

In a statement the hospital says an outbreak control team has been deployed there to set up the appropriate limitation measures.

Last night there were two patients there with the virus and a further four suspected cases.

KCLR News is awaiting further details, in particular with regard to appointments & visitation.