An Easing Of Covid-19 Restrictions For Children Could Be Introduced Early Next Month

The National Public Health Emergency Team's working with several Government departments

They will examine how some measures could be lifted for under-18s in Phase 2, due to come into effect on June 8th. 

Over 24,500 people have been infected with Covid-19, with a further 115 new cases confirmed last night.

The death toll stands at 1,592, after another 11 people lost their lives. 

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan, says they won't be revealing yet what measures could be lifted for children:

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