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.


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