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Data not dates will lead Ireland re-opening according to Taoiseach

Feb 24, 2021 07:02 By Shannonside News
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The Taoiseach has said the re-opening of the country will be led by data, not dates. It comes as the government roadmap for re-

The Taoiseach has said the re-opening of the country will be led by data, not dates.

It comes as the government roadmap for re-opening contains no promises beyond the 12th of April.

Level 5 restrictions have been extended until at least April 5th with a review before Easter.

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Schools will re-open on a phased basis next week with childcare also re-opening in March.

But there will be no other changes before April.

The Tánaiste insists Covid-19 is 'in retreat' across Ireland and the country is on the right track.

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575 new cases were confirmed here yesterday - the second lowest of the year - along with 45 additional deaths.

And the number of people in public hospitals with the disease has fallen to 642 - the lowest in over seven weeks - and there are 149 patients in ICU.

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