Taoiseach says 'slow and steady' the best approach when reopening economy

Parts of the government's plan to re-open the economy are expected to be sped up tomorrow.

The government requested health officials to give the go ahead to move forward some parts of the exit plan.

Cabinet Ministers will meet tomorrow to approve moving to the second phase which involves the re-opening of retail stores, small social visits in the home and an increase in the distance people can travel from their homes.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said while they're looking at speeding things up, they'll do so carefully:
 

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