There are renewed calls for the government to set-up a recovery taskforce for the hospitality sector ahead of a potential summer reopening.
It's understood June's being considered as a likely time when restaurants and hotels can resume trading.
Further detail's expected towards the end of the month.
Meanwhile the Taoiseach has confirmed a major stimulus package is on the way for hotels, pubs and restaurants to help them emerge from the pandemic.
Adrian Cummins from the Restaurants Associations says it's badly needed: