Household Visits Are Banned Nationwide As New Restrictions Came Into Effect Overnight.

Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal are now under level 4 restrictions, meaning shops that sell non-essential items are not allowed to open for four weeks.

In addition, no more than six people from two households can meet outdoors.

It comes as a record 1,205 cases including 173 in Cork were confirmed last night.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan says they working on additional guidance for people who live alone. 


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