The National Public Health Emergency Team meet this morning where growing calls for masks to be used more in community settings will be discussed. Public health officials meet to examine how we are dealing with Covid-19 as a nation. They’ll also review updated World Health Organisation guidance on face coverings,
It’s also emerged that shoppers across the north west will have to embrace a new experience when it comes to visiting shopping centres. The days of leisurely browsing at shopping centres are gone, according to the National Standards Authority of Ireland.
Shopping centres are due to open next week which is earlier than planned.
The NSAI says there should be no public seating, no WIFI and limited parking spaces.
Spokesperson Paul Turner says customers need to be prepared for a different experience.