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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar states that conditions “aren’t good enough yet” to ease restrictions

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has stated that conditions “aren’t good enough yet” to start easing restrictions.

Varadkar made this statement due to the number of new cases, deaths and ICU admissions.

He added that “Maybe it’ll change significantly by Friday, but as things stand I don’t think we’re there yet”.

A strategy in regards to reopening the country will be released in a couple of days but Varadkar has stressed that an easing will not be announced this week.


Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high, after over 11,000km2 of forest destroyed last year

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has risen to a 12-year high this year, according to new figures released yesterday.

President Donald Trump raises $170 million for election defence fund

Donald Trump has raised nearly $170 million for his election defence fund

Ireland to sign up for fifth Covid-19 vaccine

Moderna's vaccine is to be discussed today at a Cabinet meeting

Non-essential retail, gyms, churches and hairdressers reopen today

As the Level 5 lockdown comes to an end, non-essential retail, churches, gyms and hairdressers have reopened
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