The Government are expected to make a decision at a Cabinet meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, on reducing the number of visitors to Dublin homes which has been recommended by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).
A maximum of six visitors from two other households will only be allowed per house.
Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting will also play host to another decision in relation to reopening pubs in Dublin as all pubs nationwide are to reopen on the 21st of September.
Acting Chief Medical Officer ‘Dr Ronan Glynn’ stated that now is a critical moment to stop the spreading of the virus in the capital, which has lead to an increase in Garda patrols to support the public health response.
Deputy Commissioner, Policing and Security, John Twomey stated that Dublin is entering a critical phase and that it is vital that all people abide to all public health regulations such as social distancing and the wearing of face coverings.