People Urged To Social Distance This Weekend

People are being urged to continue following social distancing guidelines when heading out this weekend.

It comes amid increasing concern about a rise in the number of new coronavirus cases, particularly among young people.

25 new cases were confirmed yesterday – the highest daily increase since the middle of last month.


Gardai will be out checking pubs and restaurants again this weekend to ensure they’re following public health guidelines.

Dr Ray Walley, from the GP Expert Advisory Group on Covid-19, says a second wave could easily happen if people aren’t careful: