People living in South Kerry Direct Provision centre want to move after COVID-19 cases confirmed in facility

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People living in a Direct Provision centre in Cahersiveen say they are terrified and want to move after COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the facility.

The HSE says those who test positive in residential care settings, and their close contacts, can be moved to self-isolation accommodation.

Bulelani Mfaco from the Movement of Aylum Seekers, says social distancing is impossible at the centre and people living there need to be reassured: