On Air Now Tommy Greene Noon - 4:00pm Email
Now Playing Drops Of Jupiter Train

W.H.O. Renames Covid Variants

Covid variants have been renamed by the World Health Organisation, which says naming them after the location where they are discovered can be stigmatising and discriminatory.

They've chosen Greek letters, and are asking governments and the media to use the new names.
The so-called Kent version has been called Alpha, while the Indian variant will now be known as Delta.

More from East Coast FM Wicklow News

Later...

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Sunny intervals

    High: 15°C | Low: 10°C

  • Wicklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 15°C | Low: 10°C

  • Arklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 15°C | Low: 10°C

  • Blessington

    Sunny intervals

    High: 16°C | Low: 6°C

  • Baltinglass

    Sunny intervals

    High: 17°C | Low: 6°C

Listen Live