International Summer Holidays are unlikely in 2021

10 further Covid-19 related deaths were reported in the latest set of figures released by the Department of Health, with 1,062 additional cases.


Locally there were 27 new cases confirmed in Donegal, 6 additional cases were confirmed in Sligo and less than 5 in Leitrim.


Latest figures show there were 1,436 people in hospital with the disease, while 206 were receiving treatment in ICU.


The national 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 has now fallen to 478 – which is the lowest it’s been since January 2nd.


Meanwhile the Chief Medical Officer says it’s ‘not realistic’ to expect a summer holiday this year.


Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said yesterday that international travel will largely resume as normal in late June.


Dr Tony Holohan, says it’s not likely that summer holidays will be possible: