Expert Very Concerned by Upward Surge Of Cases In The Republic
There have been 53 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours
It comes ahead of a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team on Tuesday, to decide whether to open bars under Phase 4 on August 10th.
80 per cent of yesterday's cases are under the age of 45.
Trinity College Associate Professor in Immunology, Tomás Ryan says it's too risky to move into Phase 4:
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