Health Minister says COVID19 reproductive rate remarkably stable

The Health Minister says the reproductive rate for COVID-19 in Ireland is now remarkably stable.

The government is preparing to consider medical advice on the potential unwinding of Coronavirus restrictions from next week.

The Taoiseach has said he's increasingly confident that phase one of that plan can begin next week.

In the Dáil this afternoon Health Minister Simon Harris says medical evidence is encouraging:

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