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Childcare Providers Defend Restricting Entry To Children Who've Been Abroad.

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The HSE says nearly a third of Ireland's Covid cases over the last two weeks are in under 18s

Childcare providers have defended a policy that some operators are introducing - of restricting entry for children who've returned from abroad.

There will be a 14 day waiting period after the child flies home in some creches, in an effort to stop the Delta variant spreading.

The HSE says nearly a third of Ireland's Covid cases over the last two weeks are in under 18s.

Chair of the Federation of Childcare Providers, Elaine Dunne, has been speaking to Eoin Beatty on Thursday's edition of Kildare Today.

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