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More children being infected with Delta variant - GP

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More children are being infected with the Delta variant of Covid-19, according to a GP in Northern Ireland. Dr Tom Black, who is also chair of the British Medical Association in NI, said more children are presenting with symptoms similar to upper respiratory tract infections.

Yesterday, the North's Public Health Agency said around half of Covid-19 positive cases are now indicative of the Delta variant.

Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, Dr Black said Covid-19 vaccines are holding up well in relation to the variant, and hospitalisations and ICU numbers remain low.

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