NPHET considering further measures for Nursing Homes

In the Dail this afternoon, Taoiseach Michael Martin said it's clear that more testing and tracing is taking place, and the rise of cases in the community means there is a heightened risk in nursing homes.

He said NPHET will advise the government's Covid committee of any more measures necessary ahead of a committee meeting in Friday.

The Taoiseach was answering questions from Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald........