Easing of restrictions in doubt

A Sligo Leitrim TD and Minister of State at the Department of Health has confirmed that the rising number of Covid-19 cases being detected here is a cause of concern and could put the further easing of restrictions on October 22nd in doubt.

The Taoiseach, Micheál Martin earlier outlined how there has been a sudden and unexpected change in the behaviour of the Covid-19 virus that is causing alarm among senior public health officials.

Speaking earlier to Ocean FM News, Minister Feighan says that with 300,000 people not availing of vaccinations, the new figures are a cause of concern for health officials and the government.