Covid-19: the key dates in the advance of the coronavirus

A timeline of the spread of coronavirus in Ireland so far

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
15th March, 2020
Covid-19: the key dates in the advance of the coronavirus
Healthcare assistants monitor departing cruise line passengers on a thermal screening system before they pass through immigration control in Singapore

Thursday, February 27

A Northern Irish woman who travelled through Dublin Airport is the first confirmed case on the island. Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan says the Republic’s health authorities have been preparing for this eventuality, and contact tracing begins.

Saturday, February 29

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