There’s no red line number at which the Government will reintroduce COVID-19 restrictions
The Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says there’s no red line number at which the Government will reintroduce COVID-19 restrictions.
However, Stephen Donnelly has warned elective surgeries may have to be cancelled if ICU numbers continue to increase.
He confirmed the vaccine booster campaign for over-60s will begin next week, while vaccinated close contacts of confirmed cases are being sent antigen tests from today.
Minister Donellly was speaking amid the continued surge in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has said there are no plans for another lockdown, but extra restrictions can’t be completely taken off the table.
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