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Government is not considering a return to remote working – Donnelly

The Government is not actively considering a return to working from home full time, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said.

He said Government has not received advice for this from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).

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Stephen Donnelly further said the Government is not considering extending the use of the Digital Covid-19 Certificate to other sectors.

He said the Government does not want to shut anything down again, but cautioned that in order for the epidemiological situation to improve, people must reduce their social contacts.

The Government has stood by a return to offices since September on a phased and cautious basis.

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Government will meet regularly to assess the incidence in the country, making decisions based on advice from NPHET.

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