NPHET Member Says Strict Limits On Christmas Get-Togethers Needed To Prevent Third-Wave

Level 5 restrictions are due to be eased on December 1st

Professor Philip Nolan told the Business Post that if Level 5 restrictions are eased in December there will be a surge of Covid-19 cases in the spring. 

He says we could see 300 cases per day in the new year if we go back to the level of social contact we had in August and September.

Dr Nuala O'Connor, the Irish College of General Practitioners' lead advisor on Covid-19, says Christmas will have to be different this year: 

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