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Monday, March 1, 2021

Level 5 restrictions set to remain in place until at least April 5th

Level 5 restrictions are to remain in place until at least 5th April, at which point they will be reviewed, the Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee has agreed.

The sub-committee met yesterday evening ahead of the publication of the government’s updated Living with Covid plan this week.

It’s understood that there will be no change to the 5km travel restrictions until at least 5th April.

Economic supports such as the Pandemic Unemployment Payment are expected to be extended to June.

A recommendation for a phased reopening of schools in the coming weeks has been given the green light by the sub-committee, ahead of a final decision being made by Cabinet tomorrow.


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