New Lockdown 'Increasingly Possible' For Ireland If Covid-19 Cases Continue To Rise

A senior government source has told the Sunday Independent the move looks more likely

It comes after the Tanaiste previously admitted a 'short, sharp' circuit break lockdown may be needed to reduce Covid-19 case numbers.

Three deaths and 1,012 cases were reported yesterday - the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases since the height of the pandemic in April.

Consultant in intensive care medicine at University Hospital Limerick, Catherine Motherway, says hospitals are seeing a gradual increase in admissions and healthcare workers are worried:

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