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No new restrictions recommended by CMO during meeting with government party leaders

Dec 15, 2021 07:12 By News Northern Sound
No new restrictions recommended by CMO during meeting with government party leaders No new restrictions recommended by CMO during meeting with government party leaders
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However, Tony Holohan outlined his concern about how rapidly the Omicron variant is taking hold here.

No new restrictions were recommended by the chief medical officer when he met government party leaders last night.

But Dr Tony Holohan did outline his serious concern about how rapidly the Omicron variant is taking hold here.

It now accounts for about 14% of new Covid cases - and NPHET will consider the situation further when it meets tomorrow.

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Beaumont Hospital consultant, Bill Tormey, says new research from South Africa suggests Omicron is not as bad as feared:

 

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