A healthcare worker at  Shamrock Rovers’ Tallaght Stadium in Dublin which is being used as a testing centre for Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Photograph: Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned of an “exponential increase” in cases of coronavirus as the confirmed number in the Republic reached 223, and in the(...)

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has denied that his government wants to allow the majority of the population to be infected with coronavirus in order to develop immunity against it. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Britain’s health secretary has denied that his government wants to allow the majority of the population to be infected with coronavirus in order to de(...)