“Limited” Lifting Of Pandemic Restrictions In Summer

The state’s chief medical officer says any lifting of pandemic restrictions in the summer will be limited.

The number of confirmed cases of covid-19 in the Republic is now over ten thousand for the first time after 992 positive tests were reported last night.

In Clare, the Department has announced 10 additional cases, bringing the total number here to 98.


31 more people infected with coronavirus have passed away – leaving the national death toll at 365.

The National Public Health Emergency Team is set to meet later this morning.

Dr Tony Holohan says any move to ease the lockdown will be a fickle balancing act.