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Mask wearing still effective in fight against Covid- Roscommon GP

Jun 30, 2022 17:06 By Shannonside News
Mask wearing still effective in fight against Covid- Roscommon GP Mask wearing still effective in fight against Covid- Roscommon GP
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Mask wearing can still play a role in the spread of the virus according to the local doctor.

A Roscommon doctor says people shouldn't be afraid to wear a mask if they are concerned about catching Covid.

Commenting on the latest wave of the disease in recent weeks Dr Greg Kelly says most people don't seem to be getting seriously ill, but some have ended up having to spend some time in hospital.

Speaking on the Let's Talk show this afternoon the Castlerea GP says he sees a lot of people still wearing masks in churches and feels that is a sensible precaution.

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Dr Kelly says there is a lot more known about Covid now than previously, and there is no doubt that mask wearing can have an impact on limiting its spread:

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