Hospital staff at Dublin Mater applaud public for staying at home

Medical staff included doctors, nurses, paramedics and members of the public took part as well.
Hospital staff at Dublin Mater applaud public for staying at home
Staff applauded the public for two minutes this morning at 11am. File picture.

Staff at the Mater Hospital in Dublin have gathered to applaud the Irish public this morning.

They showed their appreciation to everyone who is staying at home and helping to slow the spread of Covid-19.

Medical staff included doctors, nurses, paramedics and members of the public took part as well.

Meanwhile, a leading hospital consultant has revealed that 70 doctors and nurses have been infected with Covid-19 at Cavan General Hospital.

Laura Durcan, Vice President of the Irish Hospital Consultants, told RTÉ Radio 1's Today with Sean O'Rourke programme that dozens more medical staff are in isolation.

She said it includes more than half of senior medical staff, and almost half of the surgical team.

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