The spread of coronavirus is complex and trying to isolate yourself from the virus can be challenging.
There are a lot of theories and opinions floating around the internet about the spread of the virus which may not be factual.
The Department of Health has released a short video about the spread of Covid-19, in which they give factual information about the spread of the virus.
The information outlined in the video is as follows:
- Coronavirus is generally spread through close contact with a confirmed case;
- Examples of close contact include spending more than 15 minutes within 2 metres of a confirmed case or living in the same house as a confirmed case;
- Close contact does not involve being around someone who has been in close contact with a confirmed case;
- If you have been in close contact with a confirmed case, visit www.hse.ie for information and advice.
Video: Department of Health YouTube