Second national lockdown not being considered “as things stand”

A second national lockdown is not being considered "as things stand".

That's according to the National Public Health Emergency Team, despite warnings from the Taoiseach and the Health Minister of the risk of further nationwide Covid-19 restrictions.

A further 93 cases have been confirmed, with 34 in Dublin, 7 in Kildare, and the rest spread across 15 other counties with six new cases confirmed in Donegal.

Kildare's lockdown looks set to remain in place, as health officials warn the county's case numbers haven't yet stabilised enough.

But Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronan Glynn, says a nationwide lockdown isn't on the cards currently: