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The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country has surpassed one million.
Yesterday, a further 23,909 cases of the virus were confirmed.
A workers union says any changes to isolation rules for Covid close contacts must be led by public health advice and not the demands of business.
The Cabinet’s expected to consider new advice from experts on easing the restrictions when it meets tomorrow.
The uncertainty surrounding this year Leaving Cert exams is having a profound affect on the mental health of students, according to the Social Democrats.
The party is calling on Education Minister, Norma Foley, to announce a decision on how this years exams will be delivered to help reduce anxiety levels among students.
Public servants could see their working week reduced from July this year following an independent review.
In 2013, the Haddington Road Agreement increased public servants’ working week to 37 or 39 hours.