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NPHET member says restrictions won't ease in September if cases continue to rise

Aug 17, 2021 08:08 By News Northern Sound
NPHET member says restrictions won't ease in September if cases continue to rise NPHET member says restrictions won't ease in September if cases continue to rise
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An announcement's due at the end of this month on the easing, or removal, of all remaining restrictions..

A NPHET member says it might not be possible to ease any more restrictions until schools and colleges 'successfully' reopen.

The five-day moving average of Covid cases has increased by 10 per cent in the past week - and now stands at 1,854.

An announcement's due at the end of this month on the easing, or removal, of all remaining restrictions.

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But Dr Mary Favier says further reopening should be deferred if cases continue to rise in the next two or three weeks.

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