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Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 to meet today to discuss further easing of restrictions

The Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 is to meet today to discuss the further easing of restrictions.

The sub-committee is chaired by the Taoiseach and its members include the leading Ministers in Government.

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The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) met last week to discuss the current epidemiological situation of Covid-19 in the country, and establish reopening advice to give to Government.

The full Cabinet will then meet tomorrow to finalise the roadmap to ease the final Covid-19 restrictions.

NPHET have recommended that the Government wait for 90% of people to be vaccinated before contemplating any major easing of restrictions.

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As of yesterday, 87.8% of the adult population are now fully vaccinated.

The Taoiseach will address the nation tomorrow evening, detailing the updated roadmap to easing the final Covid-19 restrictions.

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