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HSE Warns Against Complacency As 54 People Get Infected From One Covid Case

The outbreak occurred in the midland during April and May.

The HSE is highlighting the dangers of complacency after 54 people became infected from one case of covid-19 in the midlands.

The initial case was a retail worker in the region, who contracted the virus in April.

A social gathering then led to it spreading to a further 15 households, a take-away restaurant and a creche.

Dr. Una Fallon, Director of Public Health in the Midlands, says it's a typical example of what can happen when complacency sets in.

She explains how it spread from the initial workplace outbreak:

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