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Lifting legal requirement for facemasks will be considered by public health officials later

Feb 17, 2022 07:02 By News Northern Sound
Lifting legal requirement for facemasks will be considered by public health officials later Lifting legal requirement for facemasks will be considered by public health officials later
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The Taoiseach indicated last night a change could be on the way.

Lifting the legal requirement for facemasks in shops, schools and on public transport will be considered by public health officials later.

The government's expecting to get the green light from NPHET, with the Taoiseach indicating last night a change could be on the way.

Meanwhile teacher unions are urging a cautious approach to the lifting of measures in schools.

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Immunology Professor at DCU, Christine Loscher, says removing the mask mandate for children is a risk at this time:

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