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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Covid-19 situation will get worse before it gets better – Donnelly

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has warned the Covid-19 situation will get worse before it gets better as Covid-19 cases and hospitalisations continue to rise.

Speaking before the Cabinet meeting this morning, Donnelly called for a “national effort” by the public to stick with health measures.

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Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate is currently around 500 cases per 100,000 of the population.

Earlier today, Minister Eamon Ryan said he does not believe Covid-19 restrictions will be reintroduced in Ireland.

He said he believes this view is shared by all members of the Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 who attended last nights meeting, including Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Tony Holohan.

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Ryan said personal and sectoral responsibility is key to manage the spread of the virus.

IMAGE – Stephen Donnelly (via Twitter)/”Delaware National Guard” by The National Guard is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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