A cyclist passes by a bus stop with a public health warning on Covid-19 in Dublin on April 17, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Ireland has ‘flattened curve’ of coronavirus spread, says its chief medical officer

  • Tony Holohan says a nationwide adherence to a lockdown, imposed until 5 May, has ‘already saved hundreds of lives’
  • An analysis of Ireland’s virus reproductive rate shows that on average, an infected person is passing on the disease to ‘less than one person’, he says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A cyclist passes by a bus stop with a public health warning on Covid-19 in Dublin on April 17, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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