A full return to economic activity is important, but so too is sticking to the plan and doing it on a phased basis, according to the chief medical officer.
Dr Tony Holohan has described the latest Covid-19 figures as a “positive development,” but warned against complacency.
Yesterday marked the first time no new virus-related deaths were recorded since March 21st, and it came on the back of a recent downward trend.
There were no changes in the number of confirmed cases in the North West, With the combined total of cases staying at 689.
There are 129 cases in Sligo, 82 in Leitrim and 478 in Donegal.
As the economy wakes up, Dr Holohan says it’s inevitable we’ll see an increase in cases and that has to be carefully managed: