‘Normal summer’ depends on vaccines & trajectory of virus


The Deputy Chief Medical Officer says people could be back living a largely normal day-to-day life by summer.

Dr. Ronan Glynn says it can happen if vaccines are rolled out and a fourth wave is suppressed.

520 new cases were reported yesterday, while latest figures show 487,000 people have been given the first dose of a vaccine - 9 of the new cases were in Donegal.

Dr. Glynn says the trajectory of the disease will dictate what summer will be like: