The Health Minister and the acting chief medical officer have come in for criticism ahead of their appearance before the Oireachtas Covid-19 committee this morning.
Stephen Donnelly and Dr Ronan Glynn will face questions on the state's plan for living with the virus. Professor Philip Nolan and Dr Cillian de Gascun, who are senior members of NPHET, will join the meeting via video link.
It was supposed to be two separate sessions but that’s changed.
Sinn Féin's health spokesman, David Cullinane, isn't happy with the format of today's meeting