There’s no Covid strategy that can ‘avoid snap lockdowns’

The Tánaiste has warned there's no COVID strategy that can avoid rolling or snap lockdowns.

It comes as Level 5 restrictions are set to be extended until at least Easter.

The full construction sector and schools are expected to open after March 5th with most of the rest of the country staying closed.

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has also warned that this may not be the last lockdown: