GP working remotely while sick with Covid due to lack of cover

Vivienne Clarke A GP in Belmullet is continuing to work over the phone while sick with Covid because he is unable to find cover. Dr Fergal Ruane told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland that the Co Mayo town was shell-shocked with the...

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Dreadful statistics emerge from Mayo in latest Covid data

Tomas Doherty One in every 18 people in Belmullet had Covid-19 over the past fortnight, new figures show. The remote peninsula in Co Mayo is the area worst affected by coronavirus in Ireland, with an infection rate of 5,556 cases...

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Local TD fears that Ireland faces ‘indefinite lockdown’

A Government TD has said Ireland faces an “indefinite lockdown” unless the State can secure more doses of Covid-19 vaccines....

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Mayo coroner reports major spike in Covid deaths

Fifteen Covid-19 related deaths were reported to Mayo Coroner Pat O’Connor last weekend. Describing the number of deaths from midday...

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Gardaí investigating Covid ‘super spreader’ events in Mayo

A number of gatherings that occurred during the festive period in Mayo are under Garda investigation. Gardaí confirmed to the...

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Mayo GP reports “sicker patients” as Covid-19 related calls rise again

By Vivienne Clarke A Mayo-based GP has said his practice is seeing a lot of “sicker patients” presenting while a...

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