Concerns have been raised by the National Public Health Emergency Team over the planned re-opening of the economy next week.
Government is due to make an announcement about exiting level 5 tomorrow evening.
NPHET is particularly concerned about the reopening of the hospitality sector.
Restaurants and pubs that serve food are due to open at some point in December - but NPHET has raised issues with this in a letter to the Health Minister.
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar meanwhile has dismissed the idea of a travel ban with Northern Ireland
Government will make a formal announcement tomorrow, with shops and hairdressers expected to be given the green light to reopen next week.