Calls to ensure healthcare workers have personal protective equipment amid COVID19 outbreak

The Dáil has heard calls to urgently make sure healthcare workers have the personal protective equipment they need to keep themselves safe while dealing with people with the Coronavirus.

There's also been calls for construction sites to close where social distancing can't be guaranteed.

TDs are debating an omnibus bill of legislation that covers six government department and their responses to the crisis.

Fianna Fáil's Health Spokesman Stephen Donnelly says more needs to be done to provide protective equipment for healthcare workers:

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