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CMO warns Covid pandemic isn't over but situation is 'broadly positive'

Feb 2, 2022 08:02 By News Northern Sound
CMO warns Covid pandemic isn't over but situation is 'broadly positive' CMO warns Covid pandemic isn't over but situation is 'broadly positive'
Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan
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He says people should return to normal activities but the risk from Covid remains 'very high'.

There are likely to be more covid variants of concern after Omicron, according to the chief medical officer.

Dr Tony Holohan will tell an Oireachtas committee today the pandemic isn't over, and the risk from Covid remains 'very high'.

But he'll say the current situation is 'broadly positive', and people should return to normal activities.

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Infectious diseases consultant, Eoghan de Barra, says there will be more variants.

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