People Asked To Stay In Their County And Limit Social Contacts

It's as Level 3 restrictions come into effect

It means pubs and restaurants can stay open, but are limited to outdoor seating for a maximum of 15 people.

All religious services are to move online and just 25 people can attend weddings and funerals.

However, more restrictions aren't being ruled out with the Tanaiste Leo Varadkar telling members of his party a circuit breaker is being considered.

Professor of Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, Kingston Mills, says level 3 was necessary due to the high levels of community transmission:

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