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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