Ervia, the parent company for Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) and Irish Water, has this evening confirmed that it has been advised by two individuals that they have tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
It is understood these individuals are based in Cork city centre. A further four staff members are understood to be self-isolating but are not confirmed cases.
Both recently returned home from an affected area in Europe.
In a statement, the company said: “Ervia had protocols already established, these individuals self-isolated before being diagnosed and did not return to work following their trip abroad. Staff in Ervia have been notified of these developments.”