The HSE says it's planning to test a lot more people for coronavirus as the number of cases in Ireland rises.


20 new cases in the Republic were confirmed last night, including two of community transmission and four healthcare workers.


It brings the total to 90.


The Department of Foreign Affairs is advising people to exercise "high degree of caution" in going to any EU member state.


In a tweet last night, Tanaiste Simon Coveney however said that his advice does NOT include the UK


From today, Donald Trump's plan to exclude people from 26 mainland nations in Europe comes into effect.


Currently Ireland and the UK are not on the list of countries included.


But yesterday the US president indicated that in light of an escalation in the number of reported cases, the ban could be extended to include the UK.


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