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Government To Receive Latest Advice On Plans To Ease Restrictions Further On Friday

NPHET is to meet today to advise the Government on whether to ease restrictions further on Friday.

It comes as 1,380 new cases of covid 19 have been confirmed, down from Saturday's high of 2,180.
After the National Public Health Emergency Team's meeting, the Cabinet will gather tomorrow to decide how to lift restrictions.

Meanwhile the National Immunisation Advisory Committee will also meet today to consider expanding the roll-out of booster covid vaccines.
Currently only people over 80 and those over 65 in nursing homes can avail of a third jab.
The European Medicines Agency previously said a third dose of Pfizer can be given to over 18s provided it's six months after a second dose.


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