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Delta variant of Covid-19 now accounts for more than half of cases reported

Jul 2, 2021 08:36 By Shannonside News
Delta variant of Covid-19 now accounts for more than half of cases reported
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The Chief Medical Officer has warned that Ireland is on the cusp of a fourth wave of Covid-19, driven by the delta variant.

The variant now accounts for more than half of cases in the country, up from less than 30 per cent in the space of a week.

NPHET is particularly concerned about the rate of growth in areas such as Dublin, Donegal, Sligo and Waterford.

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It says cases are mainly being seen in unvaccinated and partially vaccinated people.

 

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