Latest update on coronavirus (Covid-19)

Date published: 10 March 2020

As of 9.00am on Tuesday 10 March testing has resulted in four new presumed positive cases bringing the total number of cases in Northern Ireland to 16.

update on coronavirus

All four cases are adults. One case involved recent travel from Northern Italy. Three of the cases can be traced to a previously reported case that involved recent travel to Northern Italy.

The Public Health Agency is currently undertaking contact tracing for all four cases.

Notes to editors: 

  1. Detailed information and advice on coronavirus is available from the Public Health Agency.
  2. Media queries to DoH Information Office on 028 90 520575, or out of hours contact the Duty Press Officer on 028 9037 8110 and your call will be returned.
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