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The main stories making the headlines across Cork
The head of the HSE, Paul Reid, says a drop in the positivity rate of people with Covid-19 gives hope for the future.
In the last seven days, the rate of those testing positive has declined from 8.9 to 5.8 percent.
It comes as 7 more people with the virus have died and there has been 777 new cases – 41 of those in Cork.
A man who was arrested by Gardai after they found a child, aged 10, driving a mini-scrambler motorbike dangerously around a public green in Cork, has been released.
The incident happened at around 5.30pm on Thursday evening when officers responded to a complaint that the bike was being driven unsafely at a park in Fairhill.
A status yellow windfall warning remains in place in Cork until 10 o’clock this morning.
Cork’s winter swimmers are being warned to exercise with caution if they’re taking to the sea this October Bank Holiday.