A man has appeared in a Cork court after allegedly spitting in a Garda's face - saying he has Covid-19.
Members of the force were called to a house in the Togher area at around 2.30 this morning.
19-year-old Adam Olden of Leamlara Close in Togher is charged with assault and two public order offences.
The court heard that two Gardaí are now in self-isolation have been taken off the streets for two weeks.
The accused has been remanded on bail to follow a daily curfew, while the case will come before the courts for mention on Wednesday.