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Covid-19 outbreak among students in Ireland led to 442 further cases – BBC News

A government adviser says the outbreak was “quite large” and involved young adults aged 16 to 24.

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A single outbreak of Covid-19 among students in the west of Ireland has led to 442 further cases in more than 200 separate household outbreaks.
Health Service Executive West Public Health Director Dr Breda Smyth said the initial outbreak was “quite large”.
She said it involved young adults aged between 16 and 24.
Up to the end of Wednesday, a total of 442 cases could be linked back to that single outbreak.
RTÉ reports that of those 442 cases, 179 were linked to…

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