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A nurse at Antrim Area Hospital tests a woman for the virus

A nurse at Antrim Area Hospital tests a woman for the virus

A nurse at Antrim Area Hospital tests a woman for the virus

Health bosses should provide as much information as possible about newly diagnosed cases of Covid-19, a leading doctor has said.

Dr Tom Black, chair of the British Medical Association Council in Northern Ireland, said releasing information about future outbreaks will help control the spread of the virus and protect people who are particularly at risk to keep themselves safe.

The Londonderry GP was speaking after four more cases of the virus were confirmed in Northern Ireland yesterday.