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This evening

The Royal Berkshire NHS Trust has released the above statement saying an older patients with underlying health conditions who tested positive for coronavirus has died.

Coronavirus: health authorities confirm first UK death – latest updates (The Guardian)

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Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health Dr Tony Holohan

Seven new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Ireland, including one patient who had not travelled to an infected area.

The total number of cases across the country now stands at 13.

Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health Dr Tony Holohan said the country remains in the containment phase, but warned it was a “rapidly evolving situation”.

Seven new coronavirus cases confirmed in Republic of Ireland (RTÉ)


Paul Kelly, former CEO of Console

This morning.

Conor Feehan, in The Irish Independent, reports:

The former CEO of the Console suicide helpline, Paul Kelly, has died in tragic circumstances at his home in Clane, Co Kildare, Independent.ie can confirm.

Mr Kelly (62) was head of the charity shut down in 2016 after €464,000 credit card spending by him, his wife Patricia and son Tim was exposed.

…It is believed the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement got the go-ahead from the DPP in recent weeks to charge him with over ten breaches of company law and fraud during his time at the helm of Console.

…It is not known if Mr Kelly was aware he was to be charged with fraud offences at the time of his death.

Neither Patricia or Tim Kelly have been charged with any crime.

Former Console CEO Paul Kelly dies aged 62 (Irish Independent)

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