Cabinet Agrees To Lift Almost All Covid Restrictions From 6am Tomorrow

Cabinet has agreed to lift almost all Covid restrictions from 6am tomorrow.

That includes lifting the curfew on hospitality, capacity limits at live events and sports fixtures and the end of social distancing.

Seán Defoe has this report for RedFM News:

“Health Minister Stephen Donnelly ahead of the Cabinet meeting this evening.

From 6am tomorrow morning most Covid restrictions will be gone.

For bars and restaurants that includes early closing times, capacity limits, rules over how many can sit at a table and the requirement to check Covid certs.

Nightclubs can reopen and the requirement for social distancing will be ended.

Health Minister at the start of the pandemic Simon Harris says it’s an important day.

There will be no limits on household gatherings and no capacity limits on indoor or outdoor events.

The requirement for facemasks is staying until at least the end of February, Covid certs will be needed for international travel and mitigation measures will remain in schools.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will address the nation at 6pm.”


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