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NPHET Official Insists Covid 19 Can Return Under Control

Models estimate a 1000 Covid patients could be in hospital next month

A top NPHET official says it's not inevitable that over 200 thousand people will get Covid in December.

A midnight curfew on hospitality takes effect later aimed at reducing the current infection rates - and work-from-home advice tomorrow.

NPHET estimates over a thousand Covid patients could be in hospital next month in the best-case scenario, with over 200 in ICU.

Chair of its modelling group, Professor Philip Nolan, says it's still possible to bring the virus back under control:

 

 

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