New Covid cases drops by 2%

New cases of Covid-19 have decreased by 2% over the past week.

2,870 have been reported in the past seven days, 61 fewer than the previous week.

That's despite the ban on inter-county travel being lifted last Monday, along with several other measures.

360 new cases were reported yesterday.

But public health expert, Professor Gabriel Scally, says foreign holidays should remain off the agenda for the coming months: