North’s CMO hoped for bigger decrease in Covid rate by now


Northern Ireland's Chief Medical Officer says the belief that normality will return at the end of the four weeks of restrictions is misplaced.

Dr Michael McBride has said the R number is falling as a result of the current measures, after it was at around 1.5 when the restrictions were put in place.

However, he said he'd like to see a bigger decrease by now.

During a recent press briefing - Dr Michael McBride made this appeal to people: