CMO doesn’t anticipate easing Level 5 earlier than planned

 

The Chief Medical Officer says he doesn't anticipate any easing of Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions earlier than planned.

There's been a fall in the number of new cases in most parts of the country, with the 14-day incidence now estimated to be at 248 per 100-thousand.

Donegal incidence rate has fallen to 309.7 with 21 new cases confirmed in the county yesterday.

But health officials have raised concerns over the "stubbornly" high levels of Covid-19 in Dublin.

Dr Tony Holohan doesn't think lifting some lockdown measures before December 1st is currently an option: