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There Are Concerns Covid 19 Restrictions May Not Be Eased On October 22nd.

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The 14-day incidence rate has increased by 12 per cent over the past week

There’s a ripple of anxiety and fear among doctors over the rise in Covid cases, according to a member of NPHET.

It has thrown Ireland’s so called Freedom Day on October 22nd into doubt as a result.

The 14-day incidence rate has increased by 12 per cent over the past week, while there are 390 patients in hospital with the virus.

Dr Mary Favier says it’s a case of déjà vu



The use of Digital Covid Certs may be extended beyond next week amid rising case numbers.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said people need to knuckle down with current restrictions and hygiene advice.

Our Political Correspondent Seán Defoe reports

The spike in Covid cases is leading many to ask why?

415 Covid-positive patients are in hospitals today, an increase for the fifth day in a row.

Stephanie Rohan reports

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